I'm losing a bit of zing in my travels. You know, that I-can't-wait-to-see-this-and-do-that zing. Do you ever get that? In my solitary travels, I
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About 30 mins by train from the city center, Minoh Falls is an easy hike from the Mino-O Station. Here, one can immerse themselves in nature with lush
Cycling to Osaka Castle "Ooh-Meh-Gu-Loo", said the Japanese man. Carmen and I repeat, "Ooh-Meh-Gu-Loo". We are told that there is only one
Dotonburi Sometimes written as Dotomburi, Dotonburi is the most popular tourist destination in Osaka. It's a busy place with crazy big signage.
The Tenjin Matsuri Festival is the biggest festival in Osaka. The celebrations include a land processio, a boat procession, and then
For quick meals I buy nigiri sushi (plum or seaweed), inari sushi, or an egg sandwich from convenience stores (konbini) – Lawson, Family Mart, or