Kansai

Kansai

The Best Places to Visit in Shiga

Being close to Kyoto, Shiga prefecture is a perfect destination for a day trip. There are many attractions Shiga can offer, Lake Biwa, which is the largest lake in Japan, Omihachiman where you can walk around the historical sites and a boat cruise and so on!
Osaka

Best Things to do in Osaka – An Overview Per Area

Along with Tokyo, Osaka is one of the most urbanised cities in Japan. This harbour city is widely known for its' unique atmosphere and lively and welcoming people living there. The entire city is (quite literally) full of energy, and offers a totally different experience to visitors from what you can experience in Tokyo. The tasty local dishes, entertaining theme parks, and historical spots co-exist within the small, but also rapidly developing city. Let us help you understand the different areas of Osaka and their respective highlights!
Places to visit in Kyoto

20 Popular Tourist Attractions in Kyoto – An Overview Per Area

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is always listed among the most popular tourist destinations in Japan. Along with the other cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, it has been through a rapid growth as a center of economy with its abundant sources of sightseeing spots which bring a huge benefit to the city. Once you open a travel guidebook on Japan, you probably get confused and feel lost as there are so many places to go and things to do there. In this article, we will divide the city into five main districts and tell you more about each area and its' highlights!
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Osaka

Best Places To Visit around Tennoji, Osaka

The centre of Osaka consists of two main hubs; Kita (north) and Minami (south), but when you travel even further south for about 2km, you will reach the Tennoji area. Tennoji has developed itself as Osaka's third major downtown hub. Back in the days, this used to be a low-rent urban area with some traditional and historical tourist sites. But recently this part of the city has transformed into one of the most popular areas of the city with some great new tourist attractions, including Osaka’s tallest building! Now you can experience both traditional and modern Osaka in the Tennoji Area. Here we list our recommended places to visit in south Osaka.
Osaka

Places to Visit in Osaka Bay Area – USJ, Kaiyukan and More

Osaka Bay Area is home to two large Western-style entertainment complexes: Universal Studios Japan and Tempozan. In this article we tell you all about the places to visit here!
Osaka

Best Places to Visit near Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle is one of Japans most popular places to visit for both Japanese and international tourists. In this article we will talk about what you can do in the area around Osaka Castle!
Osaka

Best Places to Visit in Osaka Umeda Area

Osaka has two major city centre's: the Dotonbori and Namba area which is called minami (south in Japanese) and kita (north in Japanese) referring to the Umeda area. Kita is considered Osaka's entrance being the city's main business and transportation hub. It has undergone a major facelift in the last years and it still ever-evolving. Here we list our top places that you should definitely visit!
Osaka

9 Things to Do in Dotonbori and Nanba Area, Osaka

Osaka has two major city centre's: the Dotonbori and Namba area which is called minami (south in Japanese) and kita (north in Japanese) referring to the Umeda area. Minami is the most famous and popular tourist destination in Osaka City which is filled with numerous gaudy neon lights and an enormous variety of restaurants and bars. Here are places we recommend you to visit and things to do in the iconic Dotonbori and Namba area.
Kobe

Kobe Day Trip Guide – Things to Do and Places to Visit in Kobe!

Kobe is an often underestimated city in the Kansai area. Because of its rich and international history, the city has a unique atmosphere and many special things to see and do. In this article we will tell you why you should visit Kobe and what you should see and do!

Itinerary in Japan

Discover the Kansai Region: 7 Days Itinerary in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Kobe

Planning to visit Osaka and Kyoto? Check out the best Osaka and Kyoto itinerary for 7 days including the other top highlights of Kansai Region (Western Japan) such as Nara and Kobe.
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