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[Japan 2015] Day #2(2) Kobe Port Island

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We then headed straight to the Portliner Line to go to Kobe Port Island, which is a manmade Island that Amber really wanted to visit 😛

Well, we didn’t exactly head ‘straight’, since the train stations were all so confusing so we walked around in circles for awhile o.O

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While heading in circles, we came across this 😛 hahahahaha. I feel a bit awkward taking the photo and I guessed Amber probably didn’t want to acknowledge my presence then lol.

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While wandering around, we decided to take our first (of many) purikura of the trip! 😀 The machines are magic – flawless skin, (too) big eyes, elongated legs, smooth hair.

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Finally found the Portliner so here’s a 인증샷!

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To be honest, I didn’t expect to like the Port Island so damn much. Both Amber and I agreed that we would really want to move there and stay there forever 😛 Seriously, I love the peace and tranquility (and fresh air) there. It feels quiet and safe and very very very pretty!!

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The photos are unedited (of course, what did you expect from lazy me? .____.) and the most I did was to apply the camera filter lol. Either that or it’s just raw.

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I miss the atmosphere. The kind that I have not found in SG yet.

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We were super enamoured of a particular apartment estate that overlooked the sea (?). Photo above was taken next to the apartment.

Situated next to a very pretty university, with palm trees lining the street, and overlooking the sea, what’s not to like?

But there were more reasons why Amber loved the apartment hahaha. 😛

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Mad pretty view!

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Family kite-flying. (:

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One more of the scenery because one’s never enough.

To be honest, it was freezing cold that day but still very pretty!!

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Fell in love with the campus. Feeling that I wanna be a student again. (okay on second thoughts, NO) I just want to be a housewife lol.

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Took a leisurely stroll around the empty campus (winter break!). <3

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Feels like you can shoot a drama here. ><

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Love the big open spaces <3

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Walking back to the station! It was way past lunch time (nearly 3) by then. >< Wanted to eat in the island but it looked so empty and we couldn’t even find anything save for a combini in the station. Decided to go back to Sannomiya for lunch.

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If you are in Japan, please go eat Yoshinoya!!!!!!!! I don’t know about Yoshinoya in other countries but if you think of skipping it because it tastes … bad in SG, please go try! It’s SUPER GOOD. Especially how you can order an extra raw egg and mix with your rice. Yums. One of my MUST-EAT list was raw egg on rice, so I was very glad to tick that off the list!

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Singapore used to have a Daimaru, did you guys remember? It used to be where Plaza Sing was. I loved it when I was a kid.

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I love looking at Ferris Wheels (but not go on them…)

Had dinner with Tamaka-chan, Amber’s Japanese friend! hehe she’s really nice!

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Before dinner, went to sightsee a little. I remembered this from the previous trip!

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Tamaka and Amber

 

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Tamaka-chan looking happy! ^^

While queuing for Okonomiyaki, Tamaka bought these……. Takoyaki in soup (I don’t know the name!) for us to try.

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Super dubious looking (oops) but it wasn’t too bad. But I probably won’t eat it again ;;;;  It warmed us up! ^^

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Dinner was good! The nearest one to me was my seafood modanyaki. 😀 It was so huge I couldn’t finish it.

We actually went to Botejyu San, which has outlets in SG too. The one in Japan is (of course) a lot better! ><

Took the train back to Osaka and bought desserts from the combini!!!

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Non-alcoholic Sparkling drink!

THIS. THIS IS MAD GOOD. Tastes like sparkling champagne, but it’s totally non-alcoholic! <3

Check in often for the next post! 😀

 

 

 

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    korean1984
    28 January, 2015 at 11:01 AM

    Looks like you guys had lots of fun. The island looks very pretty. I know what you mean about wanting to be a student but not at the same time. I can’t imagine writing essays again.

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