The Sento: Japan’s Living HistoryDec 1, 2012
Blogger and bath enthusiast David Kawabata reveals the best of Kansai’s hidden sento.
The Pure-suit of happinessDec 1, 2012
A new look and license has made Pure Osaka even better. Prepare to dance.
It’s Owl happening in UmedaNov 2, 2012
Get your dancing shoes on and head out to Umeda’s new night spot. You’ll be in...
Shoot to winNov 2, 2012
Kameraoke, the annual amateur photo competition, is now in its seventh year. Here’s seven reasons you...
Feeding an obsessionNov 1, 2012
Ramen is cheap, delicious and comforting, but is that enough to warrant an obsession?
Knives, cameras, action!Nov 1, 2012
The inside scoop on life behind the counter at one of Osaka’s most iconic noodle joints.
¥1,000 costume challengeOct 1, 2012
These traditional demons should give your Halloween an authentic Japanese chill.
Stupendous piles of historyOct 1, 2012
What’s really beneath all the fancy shopping malls and train stations? A buried past, of course....
Get up to speed with keirinSep 1, 2012
With the London Olympics done and gone, keirin – Japanese bike racing – may be just...
Fix up, look sharp in the citySep 1, 2012
Getting a bike for the daily commute is easy, but what you’d really prefer is something...