Archive List for Osaka

Osaka vs Kyoto: Which city should you travel?

Kyoto Osaka

Hi, I’m Keiko from Osaka! This is one of the questions I am asked a lot by tourists who are visiting this region, but on a tight schedule. Osaka or Kyoto, which city should I visit? “Both!” I really want to say. But I understand this is not possible for some, and perhaps even not・・・

Local tells Top 5 Cooking Classes in Osaka!Learn how to cook Japanese food

Food Osaka

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Osaka is known as the central kitchen of Japan. The region is full of dishes popular not only in Japan but world wide. You may be familiar with some of these dishes. Takoyaki (grilled bowls with octopus inside), okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), kushikatsu (deep fried meat and vegetables on skewers)…. Does・・・

Local tells 10 Must Eat Foods at Kansai International Airport!

Food Osaka

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! If you are visiting Osaka, Kyoto (Kansai) area, you are most likely coming in or going out of Kansai International Airport. In this article, I will introduce you to 10 great finds in the airport for truly Kansaai dining experience. Don’t be fooled that these restaurants are inside the airport. These・・・

Local tells 10 Osaka Dialects and Slangs that Make Osakans Happy!


Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Did you notice that there are various dialects in Japan? Though we share a single language, Japanese, depending on the region, we speak in different dialects, have different slangs and use different intonations. Some dialects are so different that people from other regions sometime do not understand exactly what is being・・・

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