Why Universal Studios Japan is One of the Best Theme Parks

Everyone loves a good day out to a theme park, it sparks excitement and thrills in us that makes it hard to sleep the night before. There’s the childhood nostalgia that comes with going on rides that both scare and excite as well as having an excuse to eat lots of yummy park food. However…

3 Wonderful Aqua Tours in Osaka

Full of wonderful attractions and historical canals and rivers, Osaka is on the list of must-see places for many visitors to Japan, whatever season of the year it may be. And what better way to experience the sights of Osaka than to breathe in the fresh air on the water and take an aqua tour!…

Taste Japan in Osaka: Visit Food Street Kuromon Ichiba!

When in Osaka, one of the main purposes of people coming to visit is to indulge themselves in the historical culture of this bustling area. But we can’t deny that getting to experience the local food is also a major reason to visit this city: Osaka has plenty of very tasty dishes to offer. gourmet.goo.ne.jp/…

Osaka’s Famous God Billiken, Who Is He Really?

Even with all the advanced technology and modernity of Japan, some people still remain believers of a number of religious traditions and other such beliefs. The majority of people who have a religion are Buddhist or Shinto and especially for the old folks, they believe in plenty of gods and deities that help them with…

Go Catch ’Em All at the New Pokemon Gym!

Surely everyone knows about Pokemon, the monster training game. Did you know that Pokemon is actually the second most successful franchise in the world? It’s not really a surprise as the games have been released for many years now. But this year something exciting has happened. They are opening a real Pokemon gym! The History…

Can you Survive the Zombie Apocalypse at Universal Studios Japan?

Have you ever wanted to experience the horror and the chaos that you would usually only see in the scenes of a zombie film? Lots of us have wondered how we would handle it and if you go to Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan around Halloween time you can experience the madness for yourself! travelcaffeine.com/ Universal…

Minoo Park: An Enchanting Autumn Getaway

If you are in Osaka this autumn and want a short getaway to enjoy the season, there’s a beautiful place considerably near the city. Though it is close by, it has a completely different feeling from Osaka. This place is called Minoo Park (or Minoo Koen). Author’s photo Minoo Park is a Quasi-National Park, located…

Get Lost in Your Favourite Movies at Universal Studios Japan!

In Japan, lots of people love American culture and American movies are always very popular – big name actors even appear in commercials they would never consider back home, so it’s not surprising to discover Japan has its own Universal Studios just outside the city of Osaka. It’s pretty easy to find, just head to…

Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting!

When most people think of whiskey (or whisky, depending where it’s from, of course!) they tend to think of Ireland and Scotland but for quite some years now Japan has been becoming more and more well known for producing some of the best whiskey around. Yamazaki Distillery tour Author’s photo One of the biggest producers…

Hukulou Coffee Owl Cafe: Can a Cat and an Owl be Friends?

At Hukulou Coffee, located in Nakazaki-cho, Osaka, there is a little owl named Fuku (who is named after the Japanese word for owl which is “fukurou”) and a kitten named Marimo. Usually cats and birds don’t get along but these two make the most adorable pair. They actually look a bit similar too! They are…
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