Asia, Food, International Travels, Japan

Experiencing Japan: Go on a Budget or Not?

Japan is a rich country - in culture, history, culinary, technology and entertainment. To be in the country itself is already an experience for the books. I wouldn't be surprised at how many blogs have been written about how much less they spent for x number of days in Japan. My take though is different.… Continue reading Experiencing Japan: Go on a Budget or Not?

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