Travel Blogs from Osaka, Japan

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One night in Osaka - and Sumo Wrestling!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

One night in Osaka - and Sumo Wrestling!

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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... lights and adverts. We decided it's a bit like Birmingham - a second city and a bit rough around the edges. The Osaka castle was pretty impressive, a proper white castle up a hill, made of concrete. Inside it's suprisingly modern - there are lifts ...

Osaka, whale sharks and stuff..., Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka, whale sharks and stuff...

A travel blog entry by sophiatravels

4
6

... ). Other than housing Kansai International airport, tourists seem to give Osaka a miss - it doesn't seem to be on many people's itineraries of Japan! But we think it's a really cool city and worth a visit if you're in Japan. One of the Americans we met in ...

Yumi!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Yumi!

A travel blog entry by nwillz

4

... included some castle wall climbing. Once we'd finished up here we jumped on the subway and headed to Den-Den town, which is Osaka's electronics district, as Kevin and Joel wanted to go Nintendo DS hunting. It was at this point that the day started to ...

Relaxation, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Relaxation

A travel blog entry by noni_matt

5

... One of the things I'm going to miss most when I go home is the public transport here. If we feel like going anywhere in Osaka, we walk into the station and go to a specific platform - within minutes, a train will whisk us away! No bothering with ...

Osaka - Day 3, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka - Day 3

A travel blog entry by mlipnicky

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5

... to be rainy. Ok. We adjusted our plans and after breakfast we borrowed an umbrella (that’s another perfect thing in Osaka, there are umbrellas outside hotels and shops you can borrow if rain will catch you unprepared), took metro heading to Osaka ...

Psycho Dye Job in Sanda City, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Psycho Dye Job in Sanda City

A travel blog entry by marybc

1

... is my good friend (sister)! This is when Mayumi explains that dye job means OK in Japanese and psycho means wonderful. So.... in Japan I am a wonderful psycho who needs an OK dye job! This joke went on and on as our journey continued. The next couple ...

Time for a stop!!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Time for a stop!!

A travel blog entry by lindastravel

Flight was long, made a new friend on the plane. I love bathrooms at the Kansai Airport in Japan and the ...

Osaka & Kyoto - Day 13, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka & Kyoto - Day 13

A travel blog entry by mlipnicky

2

... we went to restaurant where we'd been before so we knew what was going on there. We ate and talked about last two weeks here in Japan. After we paid we realised that we had only 343 yens left (not even 3), luckily we had our rail passes so we safely ...

Osaka (part 1 of 3), Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka (part 1 of 3)

A travel blog entry by ordinaryjoe

7

... our non-existent hankies at non-existent well-wishers as we edged away from the ferry terminal ready for our 2-night boat trip to Osaka, Japan.  Whether we were waving goodbye to a simpler, cheaper life was yet to be seen but we definitely felt a ...

Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka

A travel blog entry by jorrr

27

... is Kobe een soort van Yokohama en dat hebben we dus al een beetje gezien. Op naar Osaka dus!   Osaka, de op twee na grootste stad van Japan, ligt op ongeveer dezelfde hoogte als Kobe en is dus niet ver weg. Het is weer een ontzettend hete dag, ik ...

Farewell Fukui and on to Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Farewell Fukui and on to Osaka

A travel blog entry by jenny.bridge

9

Nearly to the end of our trip, we headed off to Osaka where we met up with Mika and Nobuo Iga who helped us enjoy our last day in Japan and saw us off at Kansai ...

Ichi Ne Sake Bomb!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Ichi Ne Sake Bomb!

A travel blog entry by bridgetbomhack

22

... , anyway! It was back to the train station after our interesting lunch, and then on to Osaka. We had heard that Osaka was the Chicago of Japan, so I was especially eager to get there. By the time we arrived, the sun had set and the rain was ...

Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka

A travel blog entry by carlowfamily

Osaka ...

Yamaguchi Factory and Revolving Sushi, Yamaguchi and Osaka, Japan travel blog

Yamaguchi Factory and Revolving Sushi

A travel blog entry by shannonjackson

... soon left the Church and headed for the Sin{New}-Yamaguchi Station. At 3:00 we took the JR Bullet Train to the Sin-Osaka station. Once there, we changed to a subway that took us to Namba. The Swissotel Nannkai is located right above the Namba station ...

Osaka, Japan – 7th March 2013, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka, Japan – 7th March 2013

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr

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Osaka, Japan – 7th March 2013  We sailed into Osaka early morning to find the London Eye outside our bedroom window! We were in for a very long day.  Up at 5.00 am a quick cuppa and cereal and then join the queue for Japanese ...

Kim Visits: Travel to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, and Kobe, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Kim Visits: Travel to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, and Kobe

A travel blog entry by deeniebean

5

... Arima Onsen, where we soaked away our travels in the Japanese way- naked! After Arima Onsen we caught the train to Osaka where we partied all night at the infamous foreigner club- Club Pure- for a night of mischief and mayhem. After pulling an ...

Treats and Snoozin, Snoozin and Treats, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Treats and Snoozin, Snoozin and Treats

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

21

... in our new routines, in a new life, but now it's hard to imagine them.  One recent weekend we spent roaming Osaka Castel and Shitennoji Shrine. They're local attractions but we'd never found the time to get there before.  In early February Jack ...

Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka

A travel blog entry by gregsbigshimmy

11

... rain as it does, a very cool, not sure if it can be classified as a chindogu but I'm gonna anyway. The last day in Japan was spent biking around Osaka and trying to see the city in its' entirety. Biking is such a great way to get to know a city, plus you ...

Seeing the sights in Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Seeing the sights in Osaka

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

11

Here I am in Osaka, Japan, enjoying the sights with my friend ...

Going Japanese, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Going Japanese

A travel blog entry by orlao0

6

... trusting. I don`t think this would ever work at home! 7.Everything is alot cheaper than Oz, we were always lead to believe that Japan is really expensive, this is a@myth, the place is way cheaper than home and defo cheaper than Oz ( and way better ...

Osaka, Amagasaki, and Kyoto, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka, Amagasaki, and Kyoto

A travel blog entry by jasonandjanell

7

Day 4: We got up bright and early again (gotta love that jeglag) and got onto the bullet-train (Shinkansen) and headed for Osaka. Man, that train is fast! We passed by Mt. Fuji, which looks somewhat similar to Mt. Hood in Oregon. It was pretty cloudy ...

Arigato Gozaymas, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Arigato Gozaymas

A travel blog entry by yorron

1

... Tokyo to Osaka, Bullet Train to Osaka, 2 nights hotel in Osaka (New Hankyu), escorted Kyoto morning tour, transfer service to Osaka airport, flight to Bangkok, 3 night stay at a 5-star(!) hotel in Bangkok (Pathumwan Princess Hotel), Bangkok morning tour, ...

First day of training, Osaka, Japan travel blog

First day of training

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

5

... of information, but it was also really exciting to meet the people we'll be working with over training and find out more about ECC. In Japan, tardiness is a huge no-no, even if you’re a minute or two late it will be noted and you need to fill out ...

Two of three weeks of training finished!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Two of three weeks of training finished!

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

... to work with, and Jack and I have really enjoyed getting to know him. Coincidentally, David is originally from Wales! However, he has lived in Japan for at least the last 10 years. He’s one of the few people at ECC who truly make a life and a career ...

Final few days in Japan, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Final few days in Japan

A travel blog entry by finallytop3

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... and Osaka not really having much in the way of sights to see.  I did walk around and explore Den Den Town, Osaka's electronics neighborhood, on a fruitless search to replace my slowly dying laptop battery (where's Amazon.com when you need them). I ...

Osaka/Edinburgh - Day 14, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka/Edinburgh - Day 14

A travel blog entry by mlipnicky

3

... Edinburgh's airport. It was sunny outside but significantly colder then in Japan. That meant our trip to "The Land of rising Sun" was over. Sayonara Japan. Thanks to everybody who kept reading our blog. Hopefully you all enjoyed it as we did enjoy Japan. ...

Matt, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Matt

A travel blog entry by jclub5

... is just not happening for me, but some of my emails have been pretty long. So today we woke up at (cough, cough) 7:00 am Osaka time. We got ready and met for breakfast as usual at eight. We then boarded our limousine (and by limo I mean uber big ...

Osaka - Day 25 to 27, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka - Day 25 to 27

A travel blog entry by ebenbolter

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... computer game Street Fighter 2 - we did the usually kung fu poses then headed out for a night of carnage. Osaka is the second biggest city in Japan, and also famous as 'Namba' the cities center was the inspiration for the movie Blade Runner - its not ...

Japan, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Japan

A travel blog entry by roberton

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Japan is great fun and we have seem lots of places. We are eating lots of Japanese food like sushi and tempura including for breakfast. In some of the hotels we sleep on mattresses squashed together on the floor and kneel on cushions on the floor around a ...

Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka

A travel blog entry by qiandjes

5

We were disappointed by Osaka as there is not much to see there. Thus the low number of shots we took. It's just a big city with big buildings very much like an american city. The main reason for our stop there was to get our visa for China at the Chinese ...

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