Where the heart is

Kannonya Motomachi storefront


You can eat delicious sweets while looking at Buddhist statues (Motomachi location
only) and other delightful…


Max Valu - Oike

Your essential 24 supermarket located close to Hanayama
. It's really big and has a much larger selection than…

Massage room

Momiichi Kitano Sakaten Relaxation massage

New location
for a great massage place - excellent massage, cheap prices with specials for about ‎¥3900 for…


One of two primary sites where Kobe JET (s) are allocated housing.


SJ Kobe

An import store with a particularly wide range of snacks, candy, tea and alcohol from overseas. Also has cheese,…

Kobe City Kande Nature Education Garden

Host location
for the Kande Camp
and Kande Camp Scavenger Hunt.


Anpanman Museum

The Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall is an interactive museum and children's center for the Japanese hero…

Konan University - Nishinomiya

The Nishinomiya campus of the private educational institution Konan University. Many Kobe and Hyogo ALT (s)…

Town hall photo

Kobe City Hall

神戸市役所 (こうべしやくしょ)

The location
of the School Education Division, your contracting organization. Former…

draft selects

Starboard Craft Beer Bar

A solid craft beer bar serving local beers from Rokko Brewery, with a knowledgable choice of foreign draft on…

Elua diner

Elua Diner

Essentially the replacement burger joint for those of us who were all about some SB Diner.


Akachaya Entrance

Akachaya Cafe

This is the spot if you're looking for affordable modern age sweets with a more refined Japanese flavor.


Baan Thai

Baan Thai

The tastiest Thai food in Kobe! Straight up yo.

Adjustable spiciness levels: 1-5. 3 will still wreck you bro…

Suma Rikyu Park

Suma Rikyu Park

Located in Suma ward
, this botanical garden was created in 1967 and modeled after the park in the Palace of…


Jam Jam (Jazz Cafe)

A chilled out cafe for the jazz lovers. Steady tunes of new wave and classic jazz on vinyl. 

Hosts a…

Outside under the subway

Ikkanrou butaman

Fantastic meat buns right next to/under the station - also have gyoza, etc.



Umie is a popular shopping center where you can find department stores, food and sports goods.


One of two primary sites where Kobe JET (s) are allocated housing.



Minato no Mori Park

Minato no Mori Park

There are skate parks, basketball courts, natural grasses, and running courses. Minato no Mori Park


Mandrillus Curry

This is a nice and affordable curry place with a fun and personal atmosphere.

They have two locations,…


Yakiniku Rokko Sannomiya 焼肉六甲三宮

A good place for yakiniku (meat that you grill yourself at your table) in Sannomiya. Has several courses of tabe/…


Spark: Scone & Bicycle

A cafe that also loans out really nice bikes for a great daily deal!

The staff is very friendly and helpful.…