Travel Blogs from Osaka, Japan

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Tanks Of Water, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Tanks Of Water

A travel blog entry by rush

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Temples, Towers + Tigers, Kyoto + Osaka, Japan travel blog

Temples, Towers + Tigers

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe

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... the top 8 floors of an office tower across from a "Toys R Us" some distance from 1  of the 2 main downtowns in Osaka. The train systems are so good here that it's no big deal.  The skyline is very impressive with architectural wonders around ...

Layover in Osaka, Osaka,, Japan travel blog

Layover in Osaka

A travel blog entry by kddeitrick

We had a short layover in Osaka, we disembarked, went back through security, then back into the same terminal we came out ...

Starting out - Goodbye Osaka!  Goodbye Japan!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Starting out - Goodbye Osaka! Goodbye Japan!

A travel blog entry by descoth

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... in.  So I'm sitting, waiting for my landlord to arrive so I can hand off my key and head to Kobe for my boat.  I hate waiting.  I better not be late.  Miss the boat.  That'd suck.  I'd be stuck in Japan for another ...

Exiting my 10-mile radius.... PART 1: AQUARIUM, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Exiting my 10-mile radius.... PART 1: AQUARIUM

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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... fishes were daring enough to swim the opposite direction, but I found none- and then remembered that I was in Japan...), and the amazing jellyfish display where different tanks had different light schemes to illuminate the transparent jellyfish. To ...

NICK: Destination: Kansai, Osaka, Japan travel blog

NICK: Destination: Kansai

A travel blog entry by niknash

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... shopping street and was surprised that there was so many people standing outside of the pachinko parlors. I'm not criticizing, but if Japan has a Gamblers Anonymous, they must work full time. I don't understand the obsession with this game. I think ...

LAST DAY!!!! :D D:, Osaka, Japan travel blog

LAST DAY!!!! :D D:

A travel blog entry by jettsakai

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Hi guys its the last day see you tomorrow i'm sad and  happy at the same time sad because I leave family members happy TO SEE MY SCHOOL AGAIN!!!! P.S if you wanna see something cool there a Hugo fish at the pictures :)  ...

Merke: Alkohol & Flug verträgt sich nicht, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Merke: Alkohol & Flug verträgt sich nicht

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka Castle

A travel blog entry by ashermj

... at an early start today, getting up at 11.30 and doing a bit of web surfing. It was Easter Sunday, not that anyone in Japan celebrated it though. We left the place at 13.30 in the end and headed over to Osaka castle. Osaka castle was originally built in ...

Our last day in Japan., Osaka, Japan travel blog

Our last day in Japan.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We woke up to pouring rain and were sad that it was our last day - we decided to make the most of it though that's for sure! First up we walked to Amerika Mura which is a part of the city that they are trying to turn into "little America" so to speak. It ...

Járat törölve / Flight cancelled, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Járat törölve / Flight cancelled

A travel blog entry by arodin

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... left to drink. After heavy fights with the Jeju Air station manager the flight company has covered our expenses to transfer to Osaka and catch a flight from there back to Seoul on the same day. A 3 hours race with the time followed, but the ...

I AM IN JAPAN!!!!!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

I AM IN JAPAN!!!!!

A travel blog entry by jettsakai

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Sorry I was away yesterday I got sick... :S I met my cousin again XD the toilet is awesome! and you can hear cicadas at night! I miss you ALL everyone and today I'm going fishing at a pond with a net because we have a tank with no fish and now my dad and ...

A day in Kyoto, Osaka, Japan travel blog

A day in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by ashermj

... . The pins had a small basket thing at the bottom of them. Kyoto was recommended as the number one must see place in Japan. However for people that had travelled all round Japan, seen loads of temples, historic sights, I'm not so sure. Kyoto is literally ...

City View of Osaka, Osaka, Japan travel blog

City View of Osaka

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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... one day. Osaka is only about a 25 minute ride from Kobe city on the Rapid line- which makes it a very convenient get-away. In Osaka we did a full loop around the train station (about a 20 minute walk), not for fun but because I didn't know where I ...

Zonked out, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Zonked out

A travel blog entry by tis

The students had a really difficult time waking up this morning.  Many slept through their wakeup phone call and even knocking on their door did not work.  I guess staying up till 12:30 playing cards with the teachers was too much to ...

Kyoto & Osaka, Kyoto, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Kyoto & Osaka

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

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... to Osaka, where we had a local favorite, takoyaki (octopus cooked in dough-like balls), as well as some tasty ramen. In Osaka, as well as the rest of Japan, pachinko "casinos" are pretty popular, so I stopped in for a second to check it out; the noise and ...

Temples, castles and craziness... Japan style, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Temples, castles and craziness... Japan style

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... much for load bearing pillars?) In completely the opposite direction, we also visited Himeji - main attraction the oldest castle in Japan. Our highlight was our first ride on a Shinkansen (Japanese bullet train)... 100km including 2 stops takes a cool 29 ...

日本の or, Nippon, Osaka, Japan travel blog

日本の or, Nippon

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

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... with my schools' staffs have developed and classes are going well.  Recently, I've been feeling a somewhat bemused fondness for Japan. I find myself smiling as I realize the person on the train across from me is flipping pages "backwards" as they ...

Attack of the Crazy Korean, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Attack of the Crazy Korean

A travel blog entry by trent

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... foreign occupants arrive and he tells them that he will kill them and that they should speak Japanese if they live in Japan. He then called everyone "fucking Americans" and continued to keep coming after us. The police finally arrived after 10 or 15 ...

My last day in Japan (and my 30th birthday) Noooo!, Osaka, Japan travel blog

My last day in Japan (and my 30th birthday) Noooo!

A travel blog entry by david.crowther

... . I really enjoyed all the tasty Japanese food (except natto) that I've tried along the way. I'm definitely not going to forget Japan's super efficient trains. They're so reliable you could set your watch by them! Unfortunately for me it's back to the UK ...

Fifty's is Fab, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Fifty's is Fab

A travel blog entry by rbfromnj

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... ;   If I can tear myself away from the music, I plan to go to a ceramics museum, the Citibank ATM, a couple of the many downtown districts in Osaka, and an English conversation lounge where locals go to practice their ...

Night out, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Night out

A travel blog entry by ashermj

Today was our last day in Japan. I was happy to be moving on, but would miss Japan. We organised our possessions and made sure we knew how to get to the airport. That sorted, we headed to Umeda for lunch and a walk about. We had a pizza, and then looked ...

Krushing Tha Blu Herb, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Krushing Tha Blu Herb

A travel blog entry by rush

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Homestay- Andrew Hahn, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Homestay- Andrew Hahn

A travel blog entry by shannonjackson

... : Food shopping, Nintendo 64 playing, Japanese candy eating, talking, aquarium visiting, setting off fireworks, getting lost in Osaka, farewell dinner. + Food Shopping: After getting to Yusuke's house and after I had unpacked little bit, I went to a ...

Osaka Castle Flower Viewing, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka Castle Flower Viewing

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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... ; Chinatsu (a friend from the YFU exchange camp) and I went to enjoy Hanami at Osakajokoen (the park in front of the Osaka castle) this weekend.   We laid out our tarps and had a feast of fruit, veggies, chips, crackers, sushi, ...

We bring you joy, Osaka, Japan travel blog

We bring you joy

A travel blog entry by ashermj

... game, and had drawn 4. So there was a strong likelihood of a 0 - 0 draw beckoning. Part of the reason that I think Cerezo Osaka weren't doing so well, was due to there kit, which was pink and purple. Their away strip was worst it was completely pink. It ...

Koya-san/Osaka day 7; From buddhisme to secularism, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Koya-san/Osaka day 7; From buddhisme to secularism

A travel blog entry by nikolasdm

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... in de 3de grootste stad in Japan. Op weg naar het hotel passeer ik door Dotonburi (de uitgaansstraat binnen Osaka) en word ik overstelpt met indrukken. Neon verlichting, reclameborden, gamehalls, lokvrouwen en –mannen die je bij iedere ...

Osaka day 8; A castle with a history, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Osaka day 8; A castle with a history

A travel blog entry by nikolasdm

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... het kasteel te lopen is het alweer tijd voor de volgende stop, Osaka aquarium. Gebouwd op de baai van Osaka huisvest dit grootste aquarium van Japan o.a. een walvishaai, die ook direct het symbool van het aquarium vormt en gekend staat onder de naam van ...

Luck of the Irish, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Luck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

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Saint Patty's day, Jack and I grabbed burgers and Guinness with friends afterwork. Tin's, our burger joint, started playing the Black Keys, a band we really like!, and we got distracted listening to them. (The majority of English restaurants here are not ...

Independence Days, Osaka, Japan travel blog

Independence Days

A travel blog entry by stephiesteph

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... before catching a late train back. Other than that, our days are filled with work and friends, a bit of planning for the future and keeping up with things in the house. So that's where we are, here, in Osaka. And now for some round-the-town photos.. ...

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