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Japan

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Japan

Founded in 593, Shitennoji is Japan’s oldest official Buddhist temple. Located in Osaka, this temple is not particularly grandiose and does not really stand out from all the other temples and shrines so that’s why I opted for this particular…

Japan

When asked about Japanese cuisine, most people think of sushi. Me on the other hand, I think of ramen. For those of you unfamiliar with ramen, it’s a dish made with noodles in a meat/fish based broth. It’s most often…

Japan

There are a lot of places around the world where it just doesn’t feel right to be out on the streets after sunset. You probably know some of those places. Japan however, is at the extreme opposite of that. The…

Japan

Osaka. You are the city that welcomed me to Japan on my first visit and you are also part of the reason I came back twice more. Here’s glimpse of our first time together. This is but the beginning of…

Japan

I first learned about Hozenji Yokocho whilst watching YouTube videos about Osaka before my first trip to Japan. I instantly knew it was going to be one of my favorite places in Osaka and sure enough, it was. In Japanese,…

Japan

Like most other Asian countries, Japan does not really do “continental breakfast” so don’t expect to be dining on eggs, bacon & toast in the morning. Most food venues that will be open in the early hours of the day…