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The 10 Best Things to Do in Osaka

The essential things to do when you visit Osaka, from exploring city neighborhoods to enjoying the best food or discovering the history and culture. 

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5 Spots in Osaka Every Photographer Should Know

Aiming to get that perfect shot while in Osaka but don’t know where to start? Check out these popular photo spots.

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Events

Fun Shibuya Halloween Alternatives in Japan for 2023

With Shibuya out of the Halloween party sites this year, the parades, theme parks and parties listed below will be your new go-to for a night of mid-fall fun. 

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Osaka on a Budget: 5 Cheap Eats in Dotonbori

Try inexpensive Osaka cuisine in the city’s most exciting district.

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5 Popular Neighborhoods to Visit in Osaka

Big-city energy meets small-town charm in Osaka, with gorgeous skyscrapers, quaint parks and vibrant nightlife. 

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Learn

Kanto and Kansai Word Differences in Japan

Learn about the linguistic differences between the Japanese spoken in Kanto and those spoken in Kansai with these slang words.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Udon Gyoza

Here is a quick and easy recipe so you can fry up Osaka’s favorite comfort food.

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Work

Pivot and Grow Your Career in Japan at ZenMarket

This diverse company in Osaka is seeking globally minded professionals to join its team.

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Sleep Steps Away From Dotonbori at The Lively Hotel in Osaka

Or just drink fancy cocktails at the rooftop bar till dawn. Who needs sleep anyway?

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How to Watch Baseball at the Osaka Dome

Visiting Osaka? Take yourself out to the ballgame with a baseball match at Osaka Dome.

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Groovy Osaka: Celebrating the Milky Way

The Tanabata festival celebrates the perennial once-a-year meeting of two star-crossed lovers.

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Going Ape for the Japan Monkey Centre

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.

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