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

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

Kamakura: The Perfect Day Trip From Tokyo

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Tokyo is a sprawling metropolis that will overwhelm your senses and redefine what you think about cities. That said, you’re probably going to want to get away for a little while and Kamakura may be the ideal choice. The typical thing to do is get a rail pass and take the “golden route” through Kyoto and Hiroshima. This is a … Read More

What To Eat in Okinawa (And Why You Should Go)

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Okinawa is totally different from the rest of Japan. For starters, it’s a tropical island with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and fantastic weather. But, there’s a lot more going for it than that. Before it became a part of Japan, Okinawa had its own distinct culture and traditions which still play a large role in society. Yet, they have also been … Read More