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Ookini Osaka Hotel

7 Budget-Friendly Hotels in Osaka & Around That I’ve Stayed In (Review & Favorites)

Need ideas on where to stay in Osaka? Today, I’ll show you 7 budget-friendly hotels in Osaka (& around). These are hotels I’ve personally stayed in and are priced between S$80 to S$130 nett per night for 2 pax* (as at time of my booking). Hotels in Japan are known to be small and expensive. Hence, this price range is …

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Ki Castle Japan

15 Days Osaka Itinerary: What to do in Osaka & Around? (Part 1)

Some of you have asked for recommendations on the things to do in Osaka. You ask, I give. :) Check out my 15 Days Osaka Itinerary which offers not just inspirations on places to visit in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto. With the help of a rental car, you’ll see us ventured out to cute manga-theme towns, dipped in public hot …

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Osaka Kansai Airport Limousine

Why Choose Osaka Airport Limousine Bus Over a Train for Osaka Airport Transfer?

  How do you get between Osaka Kansai Airport and Osaka City Centre? One way is to take the Osaka Airport Limousine Bus. Today, we’ll share how we made use of the bus to bring ourselves and our multiple pieces of heavy luggage from Osaka Station to Kansai Airport. Now, although we use this Osaka Airport Limousine Bus on our …

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Pretty ladies in Japan

I’m Missing Japan Badly. Here’re 11 Things I Love About Japan and I know you would too!

I’m missing Japan badly and want to share with you 11 things I love about Japan. Do you want to make a guess what they are? Why am I planning a revisit to the land of the rising sun even though I’ve been there four times already? Did you say Kawaii stuff? Indeed, Japan is known for its “cute” culture. …

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Kansai Airport Station

How to Get from Osaka Kansai Airport to City Centre at a Bargain? YOKOSO Ticket Review

  Hey guys, today I want to share with you one cheap and fast way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka City? If you are planning a trip to Osaka soon, read on as this YOKOSO ticket will help shave a big sum off your transport costs in Osaka, I promise! I’ll first share with you the various options …

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Scoot Singapore to Osaka Seats ConfigurationAircraft

Review: Scoot from Singapore to Osaka – Direct Flight TR804

  Hey guys, have you been spooked by the recent bad press of Scoot Airlines? Today, I’ll share a review of my experience on Flight TR804, flying via Scoot from Singapore to Osaka. Read through if you wonder whether the significant cost savings via this budget airline justify the possible disruption risks. As a spoiler, let me reveal that my …

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Save Money in Osaka

How to Travel Cheap? 9 Ways to Save Money in Osaka

How to save money when travelling in Osaka and around? Hey guys, how’s your day been? By the time you read this, I should be mid-way through my Osaka trip and having a blast shopping, dining and exploring off-the-beaten places in the Kansai region. Thought I’ll share with you on the things I did prior to the trip to cut …

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Hi from Osaka

Saying Hi from Osaka – Away till End May 2019

Saying Hi from Osaka, guys! By the time you read this, I’ll be exploring Osaka City, savoring Kobe beef and visiting off-the-beaten destinations around Osaka with the help of a rental car. Want to travel with me? Catch me at Instagram because I’ll be sharing live previews via Instagram Story – all the way till end May 2019. I may …

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Kouri Island Picnic

Kouri Island | Where we enjoyed the best Snorkeling Experience in Okinawa (Day 6)

Today, I’m going to show you my favorite snorkeling spot in Okinawa. If you have read my Okinawa 9 Days Itinerary, you would know I’m referring to the Kouri Island. This place that we snorkeled in was off the tourist map and so rich in marine life. Other than offering a great snorkeling experience, we also enjoyed our best lunch …

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Ta-Taki Falls River Trekking

A Fun Day in Nago: River Trekking at Ta-Taki Falls, Best Dinner in Okinawa & More (Day 5)

What did we do after exploring the northern tip of Okinawa? We waded through a river to get to Ta-Taki Falls, feasted on a fabulous steak dinner – the best dinner we’ve had in Okinawa by the way – and shopped through the night at Mega Don Quijote and MaxValu Nago. Have you checked out what we did in the …

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Cape Hedo Clear Water

4 Must-Visit Attractions in North Okinawa – Route 58, Cape Hedo, Daisekirinzan Park & Giant Bird (Day 5)

It’s Day 5 in Okinawa. Join us as we drive to the most-northern tip of Okinawa and enjoy three attractions there – Cape Hedo, Daisekirinzan Park and a Gigantic Bird towering a few times over my height. You’ll also read about the difference between various capes in Okinawa and see which is the best. Let’s start off with our scenic …

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