Burger Quest : Kuma Cafe

Hawaiian Beef Burger. Early this summer A and I where on a quest to find good burger shop around Kansai and we started our quest at Kuma Cafe located in front of the famous Osaka Aquarium. I ordered Hawaiian Burger and it was 1500yen. It was too big for me. It has a big beef…

Maishima Incineration Plant

As I mentioned in my other post, there are two building or facility that has some weird design in Maishma, this one is the Incineration plant. It burns garbage from Osaka City, Yao City and Matsuhara City. Tour here is more famous than the Sludge Center and the facility are more tour-friendly too. Again the…

Maishima Sludge Center

If you have been to Kansai International Airport in Japan, you might have noticed two very distinct towers along the way. One is color blue and that is what I’m going to blog about. This building was designed by the late Friedensreich Hundertwasser. So what is this building? This is actually Osaka’s water recycling facility…

Katsuoji

Katsuoji Temple (勝尾寺) was formerly written as “勝王寺” (meaning “temple that surpasses any kings”) because it was said that Buddhist prayers exceeded the Imperial power of the time. Later, since “王” (king) was replaced with “尾” (a kanji character with the same sound as “王”) to show constraint, the temple has been referred to as…

Kyoto Autumn Walk 2014

I joined an autumn walk around Kyoto last year and we saw some really nice places. We all met first in Arashiyama and walk all the way central Kyoto. We passed by several temples and shrine but unfortunately, I lost the list of names that I made. So please enjoy the tour. The mountain and…