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Sunshine Cafe, Osaka The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Sunshine Cafe, Osaka

An excellent selection of global coffees is the main draw at Sunshine Cafe, Osaka. Beans are sourced from local collectives around the world, ranging from Brazil, Ethiopia and including lesser-known…

Review Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba

  Review: Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba – Rooftop Sky Spa In keeping with our taste for a bit of luxury (without having to pay ridiculous luxury prices!), we singled out…

Kobe Luminarie light festival The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Kobe Luminarie Light Festival

Kobe Luminarie is an annual light festival held in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, every December since 1995. It commemorates the Great Hanshin earthquake of that year. This stunning, multicoloured display attracts…

5 Days in Kyushu Nakashima River district, Nagasaki The Real Japan Rob Dyer

5 Days In Kyushu – Itinerary

Thinking of visiting Kyushu? Here’s my 5-day itinerary – a whistlestop tour of a few highlights of Kyushu, including recommendations for sights, restaurants and hotels for each day, with photos….