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1|imageslimSebastian PhuaLV.7 35 3
BEST TIME TO VISITUnlike Kyoto, the majority of Osaka’s attractions are indoors or within an urban setting so there really is no best time to go. It’s a year-round destination so it all depends on which season you prefer or how tolerant you are to hot and cold weather. If you’d like to see the ch...more...
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1|imageslimMiki PLV.56 17 2
 Me, being from Europe, had tasted Soy milk before, but I remembered it as being super disgusting. That’s why I was positively amazed when I tried Japanese Soy Milk for the first time. The taste of the Japanese Soy Milk is so completely different from the Soy milk the Europeans and Americans know...more...
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1|imageslimMiki PLV.56 7 2
I don’t remember how I came to find out about Kairo Heat Packs, but when I planned my trip to Japan in November and December 2017 I knew I had to buy a pack to try them out! And so I did! I have never really cared for the winter, but didn’t mind walking in the cold either. I had been to Japan bef...more...
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1|imageslimKim BLV.88 13 4
Headed to Japan this winter, and a little disappointed that you're not going to be here to see the cherry blossoms in springtime? Well, never fear - there is a way to see them! Okinawa, the country's southernmost prefecture, has a warmer climate than the rest of Japan - and that means cherry blos...more...
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1|imageslimKhanh VuongLV.9 14 1
Having a long layover is a great opportunity to explore new city. When I fly internationally, I always try my best (if I am able to) to choose a long layover in order to get out to the city to either go shopping or sightseeing. At the end of 2016, I had a new year's eve countdown with my friend i...more...
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1|imageslimJoanne JLV.9 21 3
The first time I went to Osaka I literally had 24 hours to cram everything in and well, it was impossible. Upon my second trip I had a week to explore and one thing I really wanted to check out was the Gudetama Cafe located in HEP Five shopping mall located just a short walk from Umeda Station.Un...more...
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1|imageslimAlly ChongLV.47 90 4
Shinkyogoku Shopping Street is popular shopping spot in Kyoto, Japan. Many visitors and citizens like to find souvenirs and local foods in the street. Shinkyogoku is not only a market for fresh and cheap price, but also for fast fashion fixes. If you want to visit temples and shrines, here have A...more...
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1|imageslimAngie RinLV.51 13 1
As the title says, this article will be all about my attempt to meet one of my favorite AKB48 members, Mayu Watanabe. When I heard about her graduation and about her last handshake event, I decided to take the chance and try to meet her. Although I didn’t get to meet her due to a couple misunders...more...
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1|imageslimAngie RinLV.51 13 1
Having been a big fan of Japanese contemporary music from overseas, I never would have imagined meeting them when I moved to Japan. But then, the news hit me: meeting them can actually be a lot easier than you would expect. The only down side is --- sometimes it costs a little bit of money. Norma...more...
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1|imageslimBernard KeeLV.8 6 1
Forget Shinsaibashi shopping arcade, Dotonbori or even Amerikamura, Orange Street is where all the good shopping in Osaka is! For the fashionistas and those too hipster for your mainstream shops, Orange Street is for you. Getting to Orange Street requires a bit of walking from either the JR Namb...more...