Okonomiyaki in Namba

Okonomiyaki in Namba

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning…

Yodogawa Hanabi 2011

Yodogawa Hanabi 2011

One of Osaka‚Äôs biggest and most spectacular fireworks events (hana-bi) takes place on August 6th. If you are in town…

Tenjin Matsuri

Tenjin Matsuri

Date: July 24th and 25th Place: Osaka Tenman Shrine City: 2-1-8 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture Having a history…

ITOCHU Building

ITOCHU Building

Initially founded as a kimono retail store in 1858 by Chubei Ito, the company later known in English as Itochu…

Streets of Osaka 2

Streets of Osaka 2

One of the things I like to do is walk from Osaka Station to Namba Station by Midosuji Avenue. Is…

Kansai International Airport

Kansai International Airport

Designed by the famous Italian Arquitect Renzo Piano over the artificial island in Osaka Bay. Date: 1994. Style: High Tech…