Tag: osaka

Concert-Going in Japan

* As of 13 Oct 2015, I am locking comments on this post. This blog is first and foremost a travel blog. I really do not wish to answer any more questions on concerts in Japan either through comments or emails. Hope everyone understands….

Braving Osaka As a Lone Female Traveller

… and returning home to the mister in one piece. This was the primary aim of the missus’ quick week-long trip without him by my side. Work exigencies (and extreme bad luck at balloting) had dictated that he remained in Singapore to earn his…

First Permanent Capital and City of Vitality

Without a doubt, the cities I am referring to are Nara (奈良市) and Osaka (大阪) respectively. Nara, formerly known as Heijo (平城), was Japan’s first permanent capital, established in 710. Due to its historic status, Nara is replete with historic treasures and cultural significance….