Hotel Review: Osaka Castle Hotel

This 3-star hotel is located in Chuo, near Osaka Castle area (hence the name). We only stayed for one night in Osaka and needed a basic hotel that's located...

Hotel Review: Daiwa Roynet Hiroshima

We happened to stay in this hotel by "accident". It was due to our miscalculation, hence we missed the last Shinkansen train from Hiroshima to Kobe. One of the...

Hotel Review: The B Kobe – Kobe, Japan

The B Kobe was among many hotels in Kobe that we reviewed before making decision. It won our selection due to its location and attractive price. The location is...

Hotel Review: APA Hotel & Resort Tokyo Bay Makuhari

We chose this hotel as our base for our vacation since it's quite near proximity to Disneyland and DisneySea theme parks (only few stops from JR Kaihin-Makuhari station). Previously...

Restaurant Review: Saizeriya Italian Restaurant (Sunpiazza Duo, Shin-Sapporo, Japan)

As we arrived at Shin-Sapporo station quite late at night (around 9PM), many of nearby restaurants and shopping malls have closed or about to close. Near Shin-Sapporo station, there...

Japan Trip (Spring 2017) Day 4 Part 1 – Exploring Otsu City (Miidera Temple)

I woke up around 7AM at my hotel room (I was staying at 22nd floor of Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel). I remember that I had to move room...