Osaka

The Lockup: Japan’s Prison Themed Bar

The Lockup: Japan’s Prison Themed Bar

I’m a big fan of comedy and adventure. Something lighthearted. I get anxiety and stress overthinking things in horror movies.  I also startle easily especially while I have a beverage in hand.  Watching a scary movie or going to a haunted house is way out […]

Osaka Owl Cafe – It’s a hoot!

Osaka Owl Cafe – It’s a hoot!

I’m all about new experiences and trying something different.  BUT, I also don’t like going too far to a location that would inconvenience me.  As I was looking for things to do in Osaka on TripAdvisor that was near the hotel I was staying at […]

From the Intercontinental Osaka to a Capsule Hotel

From the Intercontinental Osaka to a Capsule Hotel

The “bow game” wasn’t as good at the Grand Sauna Shinsaibashi as it was at the Intercontinental.  That’s probably because there was a 30x price difference per night.

How To Take A Failed Journey to Kinosaki Onsen

How To Take A Failed Journey to Kinosaki Onsen

I walked over from the Intercontinental Osaka to Osaka Station at 13:00 to get a ticket for 14:00 train.  There was some difficulty getting a ticket in the office since the attendant’s English was not that good (but my Japanese is worse) so I had trouble understanding […]

Getting to the Intercontinental Osaka from KIX

Getting to the Intercontinental Osaka from KIX

1/15 I arrived at Kansai International Airport (KIX) at 06:30.  I arrived at the Intercontinental Osaka at 9am.  If you know where you’re going, the trip should only take about an hour.