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10 Interesting Facts About Osaka

10 Interesting Facts About Osaka 1. Osaka is also known as the 'Nation's Kitchen'. There's lots of delicious food everywhere in Osaka. 2. Osaka is the second largest metropolitan area (first is Tokyo) in Japan. 3. The metro area of Osaka has over 19.3 million people. 4. Dotonbori is one of the main tourist destination in Osaka. This is ...

Hello Kitty Saryo in Kyoto

The Hello Kitty Saryo is a tea house/restaurant that's located near the Kiyomizu-dera temple. This restaurant serves Japanese foods with a Hello Kitty theme. The restaurant is situated behind the Hello Kitty shop and next to the Studio Ghibli store. Inside the restaurant there are huge Hello Kitty plush dolls seated to accompany guests. Outside, there's ...

Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto, a city located in the Kansai region of Japan. It was once the imperial capital of the country. This city is known for its thousands of temples and shrines. Also, the historical structures have been preserved so well, visiting Kyoto feels like traveling back in time. Here's a list of 11 things to do while ...

Brothers Grimm House in Steinau

The town of Steinau an der Strasse is located about 1 hour drive from Frankfurt. This town has a fairy tale like surroundings - timbered frame buildings, fairy tale statues and a majestic castle. It is also a town where the famous brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm spent their childhood. Their previous home from 1791 to ...

101 Europe Travel Bucket List

Europe has always been one the most famous continent to visit among travelers. There's so much culture, history and delicious food. We've gathered 101 bucket list of things to do while in Europe. 101 Europe Travel Bucket List 1. Watch the Astronomical clock show in Prague. 2. See the famous 'The Kiss' painting in Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere. 3. Find ...

Fairy tale castle of Trendelburg – Rapunzel’s Tower

At the hilltop in the town of Trendelburg, there's a fairy tale like castle with a magnificent tower that has been around for more than 700 years.  The tower has been said to be an inspiration for the Grimm's Brothers fairy tale story 'Rapunzel'. A long time ago, the castle was used as a fortress.  Now, ...

Travel Quote: Travel creates memories that last a lifetime

Travel Quote

Travel Quote of the day: Travel creates memories that last a lifetime. In this series of travel quotes, we will feature different inspirational travel quotes.  The photo above was taken in the Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway.  This road is about 8.3 kilometers, and has been one of the most popular driving travel destinations. What was your ...

Sleeping Beauty Castle Sababurg Germany

Sleeping Beauty Castle Germany

In the town of Hofgeismar, there's a castle right at the Reinhardswald Forest.  This castle is known to be as the inspiration for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale story 'Sleeping Beauty'.  It dates back as early as 1334.  Now, visitors can stay at the castle hotel, as well as eat at the castle cafe-restaurant.  There's ...

10 Awesome Photos of Scotland’s Highlands

Scotland

One of the most beautiful places in the world can be found in the Highlands of Scotland.  This region located in the northwestern part of Scotland is known for its amazing scenery, mountains, food and Lochs (meaning lakes).  Most of our trip in Scotland were in the Highlands, we drove through the North Coast 500.  ...

Harry Potter Destinations in Edinburgh

Harry Potter Edinburgh

Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh is a well-known tourist destination because of its cultural and historical sites.  Edinburgh Old and New Towns have been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Another reason for Edinburgh popularity among visitors is that, this is where J.K. Rowling wrote the Harry Potter books.  Many visitors are drawn to see the ...