Hungry? Why not have some okonomiyaki? Also check out this gyoza! Good spot for lunch or dinner at Kyoto station (or wherever this chain can be found).
Summer really tanked our level of fun for this time at USJ. Summer heat: 1 us: 0
I visited the temple on the back of the 10 yen coin.
Possibly the best shop for matcha souvenirs and snacks in Uji.
I visited the oldest tea house in Japan for lunch.
When I was telling my friends of my plans I included that I had a free day in Osaka before the rest of my group met me. I planned to check into the hotel, or at least dump my stuff off in the lobby then grab lunch and maybe just relax and do something near [...]
The hotel we stayed at in Osaka.
Be careful about what time your flight leaves from Hokkaido, because public transit doesn't start too early in Sapporo.
Soup curry, a newish popular dish in Hokkaido/Sapporo can easily be had at one of two of the same restaurants across the street from each other.
The patchwork road is essentially farm land with a couple of advertisement famous trees along the way.