Shopper's Guide to Osaka

Shopper’s Guide to Osaka

Osaka is one of Japan's largest cities and it is full of malls and shopping districts. As every other urban area, Osaka is a real paradise for those who love shopping. Regardless of your financial background, I'm sure you will find a shopping place which fits you: from cheap markets and thrift shops to expensive designer and brand stores you can find everything in Osaka. The most popular shopping destinations of the city are the malls, which are usually open between 10.00 or 11.00 until... [ read more ]

Best Spa Towns in Japan

Best Spa Towns in Japan

Spa towns or resort towns are usually located around mineral springs. They are excellent places for relaxation, but their healthy benefits are important as well. The most popular and important treatment provided by spa towns is the hydrotheraphy. This can be hot thermal bath and mineral cold water.  It's all up to you which one you choose. In Japan, the term 'onsen' describes both hot springs and bathing facilities. Sometimes even spa resorts are referred to as onsen. The Land of the R... [ read more ]