As a Tourist, Should I visit Osaka or stay only in Tokyo?

Most of the people think about Osaka as a prefecture or maybe as a city, but due to the proximity of other major Kansai cities and their heavy historical and economical impact on Japan it is better to talk about the Keihanshin metropolitan area as a unified entity. Kinkaku-ji Temple in Kyoto - Photo by … Continue reading As a Tourist, Should I visit Osaka or stay only in Tokyo?

“The” Osaka’s must eat food

There is an old Japanese saying: "大阪の食い倒れ" or "Osaka no kuidaore", which translate to something like: "Osaka's people are known for overindulging themselves in food and drinks" Wow all that!?  Yes the Japanese words are shorter but the meaning is more or less the same. This saying is easily understandable for someone who visits Osaka … Continue reading “The” Osaka’s must eat food