If you’re arriving by train, you’re in the perfect position to start your day off with a hearty dose of nature. The picturesque Nunobiki Falls are just a 15-minute walk away from Kobe’s main station.

For more natural beauty, make your way up Mount Rokko — rather than hiking, save your energy and purchase a ticket for the Rope way—return tickets are around $20and include entry to all the gardens atop the mountain. Once you’re there, stop for a spot of brunch with a view at the French-influenced Granite Cafe— put aside $20 for this…

Reblogged from the NZ Herald

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