Hotel Keihan Universal City Osaka, Japan

While visiting Osaka we stayed at Hotel Keihan Universal Tower in Universal City. Towards universal City from Shin-Osaka: Shin-Osaka arrived via bullet train, exit jr exit, take platform 15 and 16 to main osaka station. At main Osaka station take pink osaka loop line, platform one towards Universal City. At Nishikujo after exiting train transferred … More Hotel Keihan Universal City Osaka, Japan

Strawberry Picking in Misakiguchi

Japan offers a multitude of “U-pick” berry orchards and picking areas.  Most of these U-pick farms offer tangerines (mikans) and strawberries (ichigo) during the late winter and into spring, melons during the summer, and sweet potatoes during the fall.   During the months of January through May, there are many strawberry U-picks open throughout the … More Strawberry Picking in Misakiguchi

Tokyo Tower

We saw Tokyo Tower today. Tokyo Tower opened in 1958, is 333 m high (it’s the world’s tallest self-supporting tower. Eifle Tower is 320m high.), it weighs 4,000 tons. Views from the main observation level at 150 m. I love seeing my kids look out at the world. Standing on thick piece of glass that … More Tokyo Tower