Tag Archives: Kansai

Kansai Gaijin

Addition to Japan Blog Directory New Blog: Kansai Gaijin A fun perspective on travels in Japan from an American studying abroad. Focus on shrines and temples, shopping districts, and random cultural experiences during a 9 month-long stay in the middle of Kyoto and Osaka. URL: http://kansaishiosai.blogspot.jp/ Category: Foreigners & Japan Start Date: August, 2011 Location: Osaka, Japan About […]

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Nanban Look

Addition to Japan Blog Directory New Blog: Nanban Look Nanban Look talks of the photographic records of a Portuguese in 21st century Japan, highlighting aspects of particular historical and cultural importance to a country which was first brought into contact with the Western eye in 1543 with the arrival of the first Portuguese (or nanbanjin). […]

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We ♥ Kansai

Addition to Japan Blog Directory New Blog: We Love Kansai A blog about life in the Kansai area, a relatively unknown but very chill part of Japan. Through informative and personal posts, I hope you’ll get a feel for life in the part of Japan and perhaps make a point to visit some time 🙂 […]

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Sleepy Tako

Addition to Japan Blog Directory New Blog: Sleepy Tako sleepytako came to Japan in 2005 to study at a university in Kobe. Little did he know that five years later he would have a new last name, a beautiful wife, a baby girl, an addiction to onsen and riding trains, a drivers license, a pension, […]

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Japan Blog: I Love YU

I love Yu – Japanese Onsen Hot Spring Guide

I Love Yu is a collection of reviews and other information about onsen and sento in Kansai and beyond. It is focused on local bathhouses (sento) and hot springs (onsen) that can be visited on a day trip, after work or on the weekend. Sento and onsen have a long history in Japan and give […]

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