Best Osaka Neighborhood to stay in?

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Choosing the best Osaka neighborhood to stay in depends on what you’re looking for. Osaka is not nearly as big as Tokyo, but it’s still a large, sprawled out city with distinct neighborhoods that have their own quirks and charms. Some are old and have an atmosphere that’s very unique to Osaka, while others are new and modern. We’ll introduce … Read More

Osaka Food Specialties: Top 5 Foods For First Timers

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Like we mentioned in our last Osaka article, Osaka is one of the best food cities in Japan. Food is everywhere, so it’s hard to know where to start. But, never fear, we’ll introduce you to some Osaka food specialties to get you off to a good start. To get started, we will introduce you to the most famous Osaka … Read More

How long to stay in Osaka? It depends on 3 things…

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Osaka is underrated. It’s usually described as a nightlife city with little else to see and do. As a result of this perception, most people just pass through on their way to Kyoto or skip it all together. This is a mistake—especially for foodies. Street food, markets, and even Michelin starred restaurants are everywhere. They are usually cheaper than the … Read More

NOMATIC Travel Pack Review: Most Functional Travel Bag?

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Why the NOMATIC Travel Pack? I was immediately drawn to the NOMATIC Travel Pack when I saw their Kickstarter campaign. Since I travel so much, I was looking for a backpack that was stylish, functional, weather-proof, and built to last. This is surprisingly hard to find… I liked the minimal design and the attention to detail blew me away. It’s … Read More

Fresh Japanese Tofu Will Blow Your Mind

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You probably think you already know about Japanese tofu… You’ve seen it in the grocery store in boxes or in square plastic containers. You know that vegetarian meals often use it as a source of protein. Maybe you love it already or maybe you don’t, but it all seems pretty similar. Well, however you feel about it, once you try … Read More