A guide to Osaka's nightlife

A guide to Osaka’s nightlife

Osaka might not have the wealth of historical and cultural attractions that Tokyo and Kyoto can claim, but that doesn't mean that it is not among the premier tourist destinations in Japan. Osaka is the urban paradise you've always dreamed of, with mazes of high rise buildings, neon lit signs, sprawling shopping centers and some nice parks. The city truly comes alive at night, when the clubs, bars and izakayas open their doors. Osaka's nightlife can be as bustling as Kyoto's and as elegant as... [ read more ]

A guide to nightlife in Kyoto

A guide to nightlife in Kyoto

Kyoto used to be the capital of Japan in the past, and even today it is one of the biggest cultural centers of the country. Many consider Kyoto to be the most beautiful city in Japan, and they are probably not too far off the track. Kyoto manages to embody the elegance and sensibility of old Japan, it's wonderful traditions and taste for simplicity, with the modern, neon-colored and exciting Japan of the present. Japanophiles who want to get their fix of Japanese culture, religion and cuisin... [ read more ]

A guide to Tokyo's nightlife

A guide to Tokyo’s nightlife

Tokyo is one of the largest, most crowded metropolises on the planet; it contains twenty-six cities and twenty-three wards, and with its over 13 million inhabitants, it could be a medium country on its own. Needless to say, with this many people and several huge universities drawing youngsters from all over the country, Tokyo has a nightlife scene that doesn't have its equal anywhere else in Japan. Tokyo has its fair share of cultural attractions, but in the evening it becomes a bewildering,... [ read more ]