Namba

Shop, Eat, and Have Fun at These 2 Glorious Landmark Malls in Namba, Osaka!

Osaka’s major downtown area in the south, Namba, is a place that will surely raise your eyebrows. It has everything from modern architecture to nicely lit streets and temples. There are two malls which look glorious and boast many interesting shops, international cafes and restaurants, thus making them ever attractive to not only locals but…

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…

Explore Osaka’s Best Spots By Using the Midosuji Line!

If the JR Yamanote line is the most convenient train line in Tokyo, the Osaka Municipal Subway’s Midosuji Line would be its Osaka cousin. Many of Central Osaka’s tourist spots are accessible via the Midosuji Line (colour-coded red) and it is the oldest subway line in Osaka. commons.wikimedia.org/ Many of its stations are transportation hubs…

How to Use the Osaka Loop Line to Get to Osaka’s Best Spots

The Osaka Loop Line is by far one of the easiest ways to travel around Osaka for a beginner, and you can use your JR Travel Pass to board the trains! It links a lot of the best tourist spots in the city, with access to slightly further out areas along the line also. City…

Top 5 Places to Go Shopping in Osaka

People who come to Japan for the purpose of shopping normally will go to Tokyo and Osaka as the top choice. It is no doubt that both places are energetic and very attractive for shopping. Besides many interesting options are offered for those who like to browse through many items, the variety of prices is…

Red Roof Plus Osaka Namba – A Comfortable Stay In The Heart Of Osaka

Want to find the best place to eat in Japan? Go to the nation’s kitchen – Osaka. It is popularly known for its food in Japan and abroad. Some food critics even suggested that it is the food capital of the world. So if you want to stay in Osaka while trying out their delicious…

Hidden Gems in Osaka Part 1 : Namba Yasaka Shrine

If someone mentions Osaka there are plenty of favorite classic attractions that come to mind such as Osaka Castle, Doutonbori, Nipponbashi, Osaka Tower or Tempozan with it’s giant Ferris wheel and aquarium. However what about those places that are off the well worn tourist circuit? The kind of places that don’t make it into Lonely…