Osaka has long been a hub of Japanese economic activity, and at one stage was briefly the nation's capital. Tokyo may have taken this honour, but Osaka remains a key city, forming the heart of the huge metropolitan area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, home to over 19 million people.
From the Osaka Travel Guide
the place is very convenient and is located near family 24 hour store and a super market which offers all you need. The owner is very friendly and accommodating. A little bit of a hassle is the 100 yen cold/hot shower for a 6 min use. Don't worry you will get used to it for conservation of water. ... more
I love staying at Odori, and the people are wonderful here. Tanaka Ayumi was so nice to me, and she invited me to dinner on the first night. Supposely my last night, she made a takoyaki party for me, and it was delicious takoyaki. Ayumi made nabe, and it was so tasty. Nabe is Japanese hot pot, and she put crab and vegetable in it. ... more
Hi guys, has anybody been to hotel toyo in Dobutsuen-mae/Nishinari (just outside Osaka)? The hostel itself is not too bad,however,the town its in is horrible and dirty. Full of old drunken dirty men ...
Osaka to Beijing
Hi everyone, Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get from Osaka to Beijing (or Tianjin if necessary) in the fastest and cheapest possible way? I have seen that there is a two day ferry which stops at Tanguu, but neither my friend or I really want to spend 2 days couped up on a boat! All the flights ...
Osaka! Look at that, it's the display of a restaurant. Real plastic food lol Casino : Me in a Kimono, in a reproduction of an old street. Dream do come true :P How do I look? The fort of the city by day and night with wonderful cherry blossoms: ...
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