This Yakiniku Restaurant in Osaka Offers a Kilogram of Meat for Just 2,030 Yen!

When it comes to food, yakiniku (grilled meat) is loved by almost every Japanese and foreigner I know. In fact, in Osaka, you will notice that yakiniku restaurants are as common as convenience stores because they are literally everywhere. If you are looking for something to eat while in Osaka, you can never go wrong…

100 Things to Do in Osaka, the Japanese City of Street Food, Culture, and Comedy

Osaka is the third biggest city in Japan and is home to delicious street food, comedy, Universal Studios, and Glico’s famous Running Man. Those who visit Osaka admire the charm of its friendly and outgoing people and nationwide renowned dishes. If you visit Kansai’s coolest city, there is a huge amount of things to do…

Become a Ninja in Osaka On a Training and Sightseeing Cruise

Ninja is a word that has made it around the world. These mystical ancient warriors that would crawl like spiders to the rooftop and enter their enemy’s house as quiet as a mouse. On a trip to Osaka, you can put yourself in a ninja’s shoes and experience a cruise of the city to see…

Taste the Best of Japan’s Craft Beers at This Beer Festival in Osaka This July!

Also known as “BeerFes,” the Great Japan Beer Festival is one of the largest beer festivals in the country which is held in five different cities. This 2017, BeerFes Osaka will be happening from July 14 to 16 at My Dome Osaka. Interested in this beer tasting and all-you-can-drink event? Check out its details! BeerFes…

5 Festivals and Activities to Participate in This Summer at Dotonbori in Osaka!

Dotonbori is one of the popular destinations in Osaka for both local and foreign tourists. The long sidewalk of Dotonbori is where you can find different shops, entertainment facilities, and restaurants with their colorful and creative signboards which give an ordinary day a festive atmosphere when you are walking in the area. During the summer…

Nintendo’s New Service at This Japanese Airport Makes Waiting More Fun!

Waiting can be annoying and boring for a lot of people but is often hard to avoid. When you fly internationally, you probably arrive at the airport several hours early to ensure you don’t miss your flight. It’s significantly more difficult when traveling with small children, as they can be even more impatient than adults…

Witness the Okawa River Turn Into Milky Way at This Summer Event in Osaka

As the summer months are fast approaching, so are this season’s festivals and colorful events in Japan. In Osaka particularly, an annual event called “Heisei OSAKA Legend of the Milky Way” lights up the Okawa River with little LED balls, making the river look like our galaxy, the Milky Way. Check it out! The Legend…

Get a Discount for Wearing High Heels at this Café Bar in Osaka!

Every pair of new shoes takes some time to break into, and nothing is more comfortable than wearing open flat shoes in summer. However, walking in high heels is considered to be an elegant footwear choice. For those who love wearing high heels, here’s an economic incentive for you! MyPlace (マイプレイス), a café and bar…

Don’t Miss These 3 Major Summer Festivals in Osaka Held in July!

Osaka is not only known for its food and shopping districts but is also home to dozens of festivals held during the summer season. If you are traveling to this beautiful city at this time of the year, you definitely won’t fall short of things to do. Among its numerous summer festivals, these three major…

Find Out About Osaka’s Glico Running Man and His History

When I first visited Osaka (大阪) in 2014, I admit that I wasn’t aware of the famous landmark located in Dotonbori-Ebisubashi (道頓堀戎橋) in Osaka’s south district. When I went there the first time and saw the crowd taking pictures with the huge Running Man signboard, I was amazed how popular the landmark seemed, particularly to…
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