In early January, shrines and temples are full of pilgrims wishing for a prosperous new year. The first time one…
By Quincy B. Fox on January 5, 2016
Gently looming over both Osaka and Nara prefectures, Mount Ikoma has provided both Japanese and foreign residents with a great…
By Quincy B. Fox on December 19, 2015
Christmas in Japan isn’t just about romantic dinners and fried chicken. In Osaka, there are plenty of family friendly activities that you can enjoy for free.
By Quincy B. Fox on December 16, 2015
The perfectly proportioned rectangular park is now known as Utsubo Park, but its unique shape betrays some of its colorful history.
By Quincy B. Fox on November 19, 2015
Visiting Daisenryo Kofun isn’t just about walking along a nice trail and looking at a torii gate in front of the spooky forest resting on the kofun.
By Quincy B. Fox on October 30, 2015
Tucked away in the basement is the Iwamoto Memorial Room, dedicated to the life and tragic tale of the man who died before seeing the beautiful building he funded.
By Quincy B. Fox on September 30, 2015
When you are walk around Osaka Castle, you’re not just walking around Osaka Castle. There are layers of history under your feet.
By Quincy B. Fox on September 24, 2015
The only question that truly matters is, do you have the guts to find out?
By Quincy B. Fox on August 23, 2015
You don’t eat meat? That’s perfectly fine. I’ll just cook some fish.
By Quincy B. Fox on August 6, 2015
It really comes down to how well you take the test, not how well you can drive.
By Quincy B. Fox on August 1, 2015
It’s quite surprising to some newcomers that a country which prides itself in soy products and healthy living actually makes meatless living quite difficult.
By Quincy B. Fox on May 23, 2015
All your transportation options for getting from Kansai Airport to Osaka.