A permanent resident of Japan with a degree in teaching, Quincy has been living and working in Kansai for over 8 years. She is very passionate about her adopted hometown, which is the funky and folksy heart and soul of Japan.
Our writer gets a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful "Lucky Daughters" of the popular Ebessan festival in Osaka.
Fantastic entertainment and where to find it at Universal Studios Japan.
Want to soak up the sun this summer in and around Osaka? Then it's time to get out on the water.
Get festive this July with Osaka's colorful array of summer festivals.
The Tanabata festival celebrates the perennial once-a-year meeting of two star-crossed lovers.
If you love monkeys, Japan is a great place to see them both in the wild and in captivity. For a unique monkey experience, I would head to Inuyama in Aichi.
Going down into the basement is like going back in time to a 1970s science fiction television show set mixed with a disco.
From the middle of February to the middle of March, there are many plum blossom festivals and viewing locations all over Japan.