Naniwa, Osaka

Muteppou Ramen in Osaka, Japan | Foodventure

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I came to know about Muteppou Ramen when my landlady informed me that there’s a known Ramen house just below my Airbnb. Being a Ramen enthusiast (like I can literally, live off Ramen for the rest of my life), that got me pretty excited! After I unpacked (which is kind of late), I went straight to this Ramen house and oh, boy! It didn’t disappoint!

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Dotonbori, Japan, Osaka

Travel Guide: Tombori River Cruise in Osaka, Japan

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Dotonbori is Osaka’s most famous tourist attraction and has been called the heart of Osaka, known for its bright and extravagant neon lights, which pierce the night and reflect off the surface of the Dotonbori Canal. This “bright heart” of Osaka is a colorful must-see anytime you travel through Japan’s Kansai region.

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Japan, Osaka, Umeda

Travel Guide: HEP Five Ferris Wheel in Osaka, Japan

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Located at the 8th floor of the HEP Five Mall in Umeda, this Ferris wheel is a 15-minute ride where you can enjoy the Panoramic view of Osaka City. Inside the gondolas, they have speakers to plug in your mobile and listen to some music while you ride. One of the many perks of getting an Osaka Amazing Pass is you get to ride for FREE instead of paying ¥600.

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Dotonbori, Japan, Osaka

Mizuno: A Michelin-Starred Okonomiyaki Restaurant in Osaka, Japan | Foodventure

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So I’ve been craving Okonomiyaki since I landed and this one was a highly-popular choice along with the fact that it’s a Michelin-starred restaurant. It was also recommended by a few friends that traveled through Osaka, and some local. With that said, it was no surprise that there was a a pretty long line as I arrived for lunch.

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Japan, Osaka

Travel Guide: Osaka Castle in Osaka, Japan

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Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) was built in one of Japan’s more tumultuous eras of history – the Azuchi-Momoyama period – Osaka Castle is one of the region’s most impressive and iconic landmarks. Restored in 1997 after bombing raids in World War II, this gargantuan castle is the pride of Osaka and is a must-see for visitors to Osaka City.

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