Asia, Food, International Travels, Fun Activities, Japan

Japan Ja-Fun! Osaka and the Universal Studios

Osaka is the largest city in western Japan, is the capital of the Osaka Prefecture and is very close to Kobe, Kyoto and Nara. If you have a plane ticket to Osaka, consider going to those places too. It is about 500 km from Tokyo, 2 something hours by Shinkansen and about 6-8 hours drive by car or public… Continue reading Japan Ja-Fun! Osaka and the Universal Studios

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The Japan Expedition Part 2: Buddhas and Temples, The Sunshine City, Shibuya and Hachiko

We allotted two whole days for a historical D-I-Y tour that included trips to religious entities, the famed Shibuya station, experience shopping at Donqui (tax free shopping center) and get a chance to view the nightscape of Tokyo from the Sunshine City. The Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa The oldest and most significant temple in Tokyo… Continue reading The Japan Expedition Part 2: Buddhas and Temples, The Sunshine City, Shibuya and Hachiko