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13 Budget Things To Do In Osaka After Squandering All Your Yen In Tokyo

cover image for budget things to do in osakaConquering Osaka on a budget   Here's the one lifehack any budget traveller needs to know before visiting Osaka: there's a concession pass that gets you almost unlimited travel across their entire subway network, and free entry to 30 of Osaka's most iconic attractions. It's perfect for Singaporean budget travellers, given...
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11 Sugoi Japanese Treats You Never Knew Were Available In Singapore

Japanese treats so good you can’t resist   Whenever I get wind of news that my friends are heading to Japan, I don’t hesitate to shamelessly tompang just to get my hands on all the glorious grub. Think mochi, ramen and matcha green tea - you name it, I want it. ...
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Silver Ball Planet, Osaka - Asia's Largest Collection Of Vintage Pinball Machines

silver ball planet osaka pinballSilver Ball Planet in Osaka     Google "Osaka" and you'll find one recurring theme through all the posts you'll find: it's a transit town that tourists go to as a gateway to the more popular Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe. What many of those posts neglect to mention is that because...
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13 USJ + Harry Potter World Insider Hacks To Make Your Trip To Osaka Worth Every Knut

harry potter theme park osaka japanUniversal Studios Japan Insider Information   Confession: I've been to Osaka twice in the past year, once for a holiday and a second time - this trip - specifically to visit Universal Studios Japan. Most Singaporeans would have only been to Universal Studios Singapore (USS), but if you're using USS as...
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5 Japan Regions To Visit Till June To Take Advantage Of Perfect 20°C Weather

Japan Regions to Visit Till June 1Visiting Japan in 2017   Travellers to Japan rejoice — the season of braving icy cold winds and frostbitten fingers is finally coming to a close. Spring is coming up, and that means cherry blossoms and all-in perfect weather. Over the next few months, Japan will be at its best, featuring...
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7 Reasons To Visit Setouchi Before Japan's Untouched City Becomes Overcrowded

A side of Japan still untouched   We’ve witnessed the fiery intensity of a tuna auction in Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market in the dead of night, burnt our pockets down the boulevard of Dōtonbori’s shopping arcade, and reenacted that haunting scene in ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ running through Kyoto’s “torii gate”...
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The Ultimate Cherry Blossom Calendar For Japan 2017 Trips

1000 cherry trees at Hokkaido fortSakura hotspots in 2017: Where and when to visit   Adapted from source: @insta.fol12 For most of us, encounters with cherry blossom have been limited to our instagram feed and romantic drama scenes. While a couple of sakura spots exist in Singapore, nothing compares to the romance of standing in the middle...
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10 NEW Things To Do In Tokyo That Tourists Have No Idea About

Hidden Places In Tokyo   Tokyo is the Doraemon pouch of travel destinations. I’ve been there twice now, and both times I return with an entire FamilyMart franchise in my suitcase, only to discover some hyped place I missed out, and some newfangled pastry I should’ve ingested. Third time’s a charm,...
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10 Working Holiday Destinations For Singaporeans To Take Up Overseas

get paid to live in FranceGiving “Living Like a Local” a Whole New Meaning   Adapted from Source: @brandon24 Travel as we know it today is drastically different from when our parents used to do it. We abhor travel agencies, ditch Lonely Planet guides and chant the mantra “I’m going as a traveller and not a...
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9 Reasons Sapporo Should Be Your Next Low Key $500 Trip To Japan

The best sights in and around Sapporo   When it comes to holidaying in Japan, the first place that jumps to mind is usually Tokyo, with its bustling city streets and colourful fashion. But if you’re after some chill moments amongst nature, Sapporo is the perfect destination. Chock full of spectacular...
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