Soni Highland

Soni Highland

Soni Highland Soni Highland is located in Uda and it is rich with natural beauty. For those of you who are not aware Uda is located in the northeastern area of Nara and is very popular for hiking during the autumn season and is also popular for its hot springs. And of course, because of…

Kuromon Ichiba Market

Kuromon Ichiba Market

Kuromon Ichiba Market In Osaka’s Chuo War, there is a market that stretches for about 580 meters and it is called the Kuromon Ichiba Market. It is a lively market which has become nicknamed Osaka’s Kitchen because there are professional chefs and local homeowners that sell their food there. This market is also famous for…

Minoh Kanko Hotel

Minoh Kanko Hotel

 Minoh Kanko Hotel To the North of Osaka City there is a city called Minoo where there is a fabulous Hotel with a hot spring facility attached to it. The Minoh Kanko Hotel can be reached by train from Umeda station in a little over 30 minutes so it is a great place to escape…

Dotonbori in Osaka

Dotonbori in Osaka

Dotonbori in Osaka  One of the most famous areas in Osaka for tourists to visit is Dotonbori which is the lively entertainment district of Osaka. It is famous for all the neon lights, extravagant signs and the number of restaurants, bars and cafes that you can find here. (picture source: https://www.kyusanko.co.jp/ryoko_top/tour/sakuramizuho-osaka-kobe-2017shimoki-2-2/) The name Dotonbori came…

Sonezaki Ohatsutenjin-dori

Sonezaki Ohatsutenjin-dori

Sonezaki Ohatsutenjin-dori Ohatsutenjin-dori Shotengai is an area in Osaka that is filled with a bunch of arcades, bars, restaurants, cafes, izakayas and a bunch of other entertainments. More specifically it is an area of Umeda called Sonezaki. (picture source: https://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g298566-d6521945-i128873918-Sonezaki_Ohatsutenjin_dori_Shotengai-Osaka_Osaka_Prefecture_Kinki.html) Now Sonezaki is filled with people having fun with friends, family and there are also…

The Oigawa Railway

The Oigawa Railway

The Oigawa Railway The Oigawa Railway’s Steam Locomotive passenger trains depart from the Shin Kanaya Station. They operate almost everyday of the year. Passenger crowd the platform, eager to see the most powerful moving pieces of Japanese railway history brought to life by the industries crew. (picture source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFT4cxSeTng) Inside the Steam Locomotive’s relaxing cabins,…