Arima Onsen from Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe or Nara

It’s about 60 minutes drive or less from Osaka depending on traffic condition ARIMA ONSEN a famous hot spring town within the city limits of Kobe, but on the opposite side of Mount Rokko from the city center. The town lies in a natural mountain setting, yet is close enough for Kobe and Osaka residentsContinue reading “Arima Onsen from Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe or Nara”

Mt. Rokko Snow Park & Arima Onsen from Osaka

Rokkosan Snow Park  is a ski area located in Kobe City in the southern region of Hyogo Prefecture. There are three short pair lifts at Rokko Snow Park, with two 200m lifts running parallel. There is also a ‘moving belt’ walkway. This ski resort is the nearest from Osaka (only 1 hour drive). For oreContinue reading “Mt. Rokko Snow Park & Arima Onsen from Osaka”

Autumn in Arima Onsen

Autumn is the best seasons in Japan for me. The weather is perfect and the scenery is awesome everywhere in Japan. I love the vivid color and combination of maple leaves and others leaves showing red, orange, yellow and green colors all together everywhere I look. Usually, I travel to many different places in JapanContinue reading “Autumn in Arima Onsen”