Traveling To Japan For The First Time? 37 Things To Know Before You Go



Last Updated April 1st, 2019 It’s hard to know what to expect when traveling to Japan for the first time. You probably have a general idea about Japan based on the bits and pieces of the culture you’re familiar with. Sushi has taken the world by storm and now ramen is doing the same. There’s modern Tokyo and ancient Kyoto. … Read More

Best Osaka Neighborhood to stay in?


Last Updated April 27th, 2019 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 … Read More

Osaka Food Specialties: Top 5 Foods For First Timers


Last Updated February 24th, 2019 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 … Read More

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


Last Updated May 21st, 2018 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 … Read More

NOMATIC Travel Pack Review: Most Functional Travel Bag?

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Last Updated April 15th, 2019 If you want a real, in-depth review of the NOMATIC Travel Pack or one of NOMATIC’s other bags, this is the article of your dreams. I’ve now spent more than a year with the Travel Pack, use it on most days, and have explored two continents with it. I’ve used it on the trains of … Read More