Great News for Muslim Travelers: Kansai International Airport is Muslim Friendly!

Are you a Muslim who is going to Japan through Kansai, or having a transfer there, and looking for places to pray or find Halal food to eat at the airport? Good news! Kansai International Airport is Muslim friendly! In order to accommodate the needs of Muslim passengers at the airport, special rooms have been…

2 Hidden Gems to Visit in Osaka Away From the Hustle and Bustle

The common replies that we usually hear when asked by people regarding the attractions in Osaka, one usually suggest places such as Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Universal Studio Japan or even Umeda Sky Building. However, did you know that there are other nice, lesser-known attractions as well? Suigetsu Park (水月公園) Author’s photo The first gem I…

Embrace the Gorgeous Autumn Scenery of Katsuoji Temple in Osaka!

November provides plenty of great opportunities to travel all over Japan to enjoy the beautiful scenery that nature provides with the autumn season in Japan. However, if you find yourself in Osaka in particular, there is one place that stands out from the rest that comes highly recommended – and nope, it isn’t the famous…

Satsukiyama: A Hidden Treasure in Osaka

Mount Satsuki or Satsukiyama(五月山), located in Ikeda City, Osaka has more to offer than just a mountain area. There is a nice park, better known as Satsukiyama Park (五月山公園) and Satsukiyama Zoo (五月山動物園) as well. Mount Satsuki Author’s photo First, let me introduce Mount Satsuki. This mountain is around 320 meters tall and is connected…

Get Ready to Soar with USJ’s Upcoming Record Breaking Ride!

If you’re into high-speed attractions like roller coasters, it is easy to satisfy your need for thrills in Japan. You can pick from several large amusement parks featuring some of the world’s wildest rides. The most famous one is probably Tokyo Disneyland, but especially if you are looking for faster rides places like Fuji-Q Highland…

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…
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