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Things to do in Japan:Koyasan

Here I'm, wearing my warm and comfy quilted jacket from Zara which I got last year.Actually its still not that cold in Osaka but since we went to Koyasan on Sunday..I turned into a tent(anything to keep myself ...
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Things to do in Japan:Kitano Kobe

Last weekend we went to Kitano in Kobe which is famous for its former mansions known as Ijinkan where foreign merchants and diplomats settled after the Port of Kobe was opened to foreign trade in the later half...
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Things to do in Osaka:Afternoon Tea Buffet@Swissotel

  Every weekend I generally go for sight-seeing around Osaka, but as it was raining few weekends back I decided to try out the afternoon tea buffet at Tavola in Swissotel.The buffet was amazing and so w...
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Things to do in Osaka:Rinku Town

These pictures are old..2 months old when we had gone to Rinku town which has one of Japan's largest outlet malls created like a pleasant town with resort like atmosphere keeping in mind Charleston, North Carol...
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Things to do in Japan:Nara

These pictures are from last month(I know I will never catch up!!) when we went to Nara which is the oldest capital of Japan.We went to Todai-ji Temple which has 15m high Daibutsu(giant Buddha) weighing 250 ton...
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Things to do in Osaka:Universal Studios Japan

We finally visited Universal Studios Japan after procrastinating it for last 1 year!!It has theme rides and shows inspired by world famous movies, animations and comic series.They even have restaurants, shops a...
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Things to do in Osaka:Mino Park

Yesterday we went to Mino Park which is a quasi-national park famous for it's beautiful autumn leaves.It has a nature's trail with a stream running along it leading to a waterfall.We walked 3 km to the waterfal...
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Things to do in Osaka:Osaka Castle

Japan is famous for its cherry blossom or sakura as they say in Japanese.The flowers open as white, tinged with palest pink, specially near the stem but changes color to pink over the course of a few days!!They...
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Things to do in Osaka:Flea Market@Tennoji

This is what I wore to flea market at Tennoji Temple, one of the oldest temples in Japan.Every 21st there are flea markets in all the major temples around the city.It's a nice change from window shopping in mal...