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Inside Background
Osaka has always been a merchant city, and known for its good food, especially...
Last edited: February 18, 2008
Since September 11, 2001, safety concerns of Americans (and others) traveling...
Last edited: July 17, 2006
 Osaka is the third largest city in Japan, with a population of about 2.7...
Last edited: November 30, 2006
A map is one of the best publications you can have when visiting Osaka, Japan...
Last edited: January 21, 2007
Here's a link to the official Osaka tourist information website: Osaka's...
Last edited: November 12, 2014
Basically, spring and fall are the nice seasons in the Osaka area, with quite...
Last edited: June 23, 2007
Very nice place. A lot of friendly people and the atmosphere is amazing. You'll...
Last edited: January 04, 2011
Inside Transportation
By Air There are two airports in Osaka:     1) The Osaka (Itami) International...
Last edited: May 18, 2016
   For info on getting to/from Kansai International Airport (KIX), including...
Last edited: May 14, 2016
For info on getting to/from Kansai International Airport (KIX), including...
Last edited: May 15, 2016
  Short Answer for JR Pass: Not worth it for just Kansai area -- Only for...
Last edited: May 15, 2016
For info on using trains, subways & taxis around Osaka, or trains from...
Last edited: May 14, 2016
Inside Things to Do
  Here is a quick list of things to do in Osaka, in no particular order within...
Last edited: April 04, 2009
The National Museum of Japanese History is a good place to attain a...
Last edited: December 01, 2006
  Osaka's nightlife is available every night, and will basically be one of 2...
Last edited: September 28, 2016
Shrines, shrines, and more shrines are to be found in and around Osaka...
Last edited: December 02, 2006
The performing arts in Osaka were born in the 17th century during an era of...
Last edited: June 14, 2010
  The shopping epicenter of Osaka is without a doubt the Dotombori &...
Last edited: October 21, 2008
Osaka is not that great of a sightseeing city, so a visitor can easily get a...
Last edited: November 11, 2015
“How to Wander around Osaka's tourist center” The Minami/Namba/Shin... area is...
Last edited: May 18, 2016
  Osaka has various seasonal events, holidays, and festivals for visitors and...
Last edited: June 24, 2007
Magic Building which you enter from the street at level three. The Sky garden...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
Naniwagu is an ancient capital of Japan after the coup of taika in 645 before...
Last edited: June 13, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Osaka is considered the culinary capital of Japan, and although it is an...
Last edited: October 12, 2014
Inside Japan: For Foreign Visitors
Japan is a cash society.  Luckily, it is the safest country in the world so...
Last edited: August 10, 2016
助けて (tasukete) = HELP Just call this out and (hopefully) someone will come to...
Last edited: May 31, 2016
Hello: Kon-nichi-wa(stan... Japanese) or Maido(=My-dough) (Osaka dialect...
Last edited: May 18, 2015
Telephone numbers in Japan consist of three parts, for example, (03...
Last edited: January 30, 2015
Tipping: General Tipping in Japan is not mandatory. It could be said that...
Last edited: September 16, 2015
A proposed itinerary for 12 days with the 7 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 08, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 12, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 9 days Tour Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights Use these maps for...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
After repetive trial and error, purly empirical proof - For Debit Cards issued...
Last edited: January 01, 2016
  A. Special Seasons to be careful to travel in Japan   In Japan, there are...
Last edited: May 15, 2016
Random Observations from a Estatic First Time Traveller to Japan in October...
Last edited: October 27, 2013
This article was written in 2007. The number of squat style toilets have...
Last edited: January 14, 2016
Onsens are public baths with water sourced from the hot springs that can be...
Last edited: July 22, 2008
Rail travel in Japan is daunting. The stations can be hectic places with...
Last edited: May 24, 2016
MOBILE INTERNET  Osaka Tourist Guide now provides FREE WI-FI for Osaka's...
Last edited: December 06, 2015
Tips (Videos) for First Time Visitors. Introducing Japanese trains and...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
Recommendation and tips to enjoy Japanese foods Sushi: Sushi is the most...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
Where and How to Visit the Sightseeing Spots in Kyoto.   Many foreigners are...
Last edited: July 19, 2016
Where and How to Visit in Tokyo. Use these maps for JR Lines and subways in...
Last edited: July 22, 2016