Dotonbori, Food, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Street Food, Travel

Japan | 3/14 : Shinshaibashi


Glico man! The most iconic ‘man’ in Osaka! He is so popular that everybody must took photo with him if go to Osaka. :p You can take photo on the bridge in front of Shinsaibashi street.

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Dotonbori, Food, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Travel

Japan | 3/14 : Okonomiyaki


Okonomiyaki is one of Osaka specialty food. You can find it everywhere in Osaka. You can cook it yourself or let the staff cook for you. It’s made of a batter of flour, with shredded cabbage, sometimes with onions, meat (you can choose pork, beef, octopus, shrimp, etc). Topped with seaweed flakes and katsuoboshi (bonito flakes) with special mayonaise. While you cook your okonomiyaki, you can see the bonito flakes ‘dancing’.

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Food, Ibaraki, Japan, Japanese, Osaka, Photography

Japan | 3/14 : Ibaraki, Osaka

Hey! It’s been a while since the last time I post about my Japan trip in 2016. I’m so sorry for a long pause. 😦IMG_7704

On our third day, we planned to visit Ibaraki to see Tadao Ando work, the Church of Light. How I know him? Well, first time to hear his name was during my modern architecture lecture class long ago in university. His style was minimalist with raw or exposed concrete wall mesmerized me. He is a Japanese with his signature style, double up my adore to him. So while I had the chance to visit Japan, I took the opportunity to see it with my own eyes.

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Kyoto Station

Hello Kyoto!

Arrived at Kyoto station by 6.14AM in the morning. We were earlier than the sunrise. :p It was very dark, luckily the train had started to operate by that time. There were only some early riser that already waiting for the train to come.

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Apartment, Japan, Osaka, Place to Stay, Shimoshinjo

Japan | 3/14 : Kyoto Station to Shimoshinjo