Spa world! Relaxing escape in the middle of Osaka

In Japan onsen, or hot springs are hugely popular as a way to relax and unwind but usually you have to go out of the city to find a good place to soak. In Osaka, however, there is a place where you can experience different styles of hot springs inspired by locations all around the…

Cosplay fun in Osaka! Nipponbashi Street Festival

One of the things Japan is hugely famous for around the world is its love of Cosplay! For anyone unfamiliar with cosplay it comes from the words “costume” and “play” and involves dressing up and acting like your favourite characters from manga, anime, movies or video games. Lots of us have had a go at…

Osaka’s most dangerous festival: Kishiwada Danjiri

If you enjoy your festivals with an element of danger to them then you should try going to the Kishiwada Danjiri festival in September, known as one the most dangerous festivals in Japan! What is the Danjiri festival? logsoku.com/ Danjiri festivals are always spectacular as teams of dozens of men laboriously pull huge, wooden portable…

What is Yakiniku? One of Japan’s Favourite Dining Styles!

Yakiniku is a Japanese word that actually means “grilled meat” – and that’s exactly what a yakiniku restaurant is all about! These restaurants are extremely popular in Japan, and you will find many different brands, all with different meat you can choose! Author’s photo How does it work? Author’s photo Almost all yakiniku restaurants will…

Have you ever spent coffee time with ’Owl’ ?

Location If you’re looking for a different kind of cafe experience why not head to Osaka for the chance to get up close and personal with some adorable owls! Just a short walk from Minami morimachi station, (just head south through the covered shopping arcade and it’s straight ahead as you come out). Author’s photo…

Explore Osaka Bay Area: Universal Studios Japan, Aquarium and More!

What is the most pleasant area in Osaka? There are probably many. This city offers many things to see and eat in different areas: Umeda, Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori, America Mura and many more. Yes, this city is interesting for everyone who visits, especially young people. Besides the places in the city’s center, bay area of Osaka…

A Brief History Of Osaka

Osaka is one of the main spots for tourists to see when they visit Japan. But how many of them actually know that Osaka wasn’t always called Osaka and that it is incredible old? Did you know that? No? Then I invite you for a quick journey back in time. The Early Years Remains of…

Halloween in Osaka: Frightfully fun street partying!

Holloween In Osaka I’ve been living in the Kansai area of Japan for a few years now and one of the yearly highlights for me has definitely always been Halloween! Back when I was living in England there’d usually be a few people out on the town dressed up and maybe the occasional party but…

3 Places to Stay in Osaka Regardless of Budget

When people think of Japan, they instantly think of Tokyo. While Tokyo is undeniably the heart of Japan, people should not forget about Osaka. Kansai region’s Osaka is the capital city of Osaka prefecture and is often regarded as Tokyo’s rival. However, unlike Tokyo’s very busy lifestyle, Osaka is more laid-back and friendlier. Visiting Osaka?…

5 Refreshing Places Worth Visiting in Osaka

Sometimes when we travel to, or start to live at a new place, and we are thinking of where to go, we tend to choose the most popular- which happen to be the most crowded too- places. But are there cool places you can visit and yet feel relaxed? The answer is YES. If you…
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