What are Some Ways Osaka is Better than Tokyo?

Pinpoint Traveler is here to help you have an incredible Japan trip. In this blog, we answer the question, what are some ways Osaka is better than Tokyo? … Read More

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The Best Museums in Osaka

Join Pinpoint Traveler for a selection of some of our favorite Osaka museums, from the Science Museum to the National Museum of Art. … Read More


Which City Should I Visit: Kobe or Osaka?

It’s a question we’re often asked: Kobe or Osaka? Join Pinpoint Traveler as we discuss why they both deserve a place on your itinerary. … Read More

Is it possible to stay in Osaka and visit Kyoto?

Join Pinpoint Traveler as we discuss travel options between Osaka and Kyoto and recommend different ways you can explore the best of Kyoto. … Read More

What Are Some Must-See Places In Japan?

Join Pinpoint Traveler as we run through some of our favorite must-see places in Japan – from natural wonders to bustling metropolises! … Read More

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What are the best Osaka walking tour sights?

Depending how you look at it, Osaka is Japan’s second or third largest city. That means there’s got to be lots to cover! We’ve compiled some of the best walking tour sights for you, with the majority coming straight from … Read More

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Obanzai Restaurants in Kyoto: What’s the deal?

→ Also ones in nearby Osaka, because we love obanzai restaurants there too. With so many types of Japanese food, seeking out obanzai restaurants can be a little niche. We commend you for your in-depth knowledge of and interest in … Read More

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What makes Tokyo udon or Osaka soba taste so good?

Everyone knows ramen as the star noodle soup dish of Japan, but on the lighter side of things you will find a nice bowl of udon or soba. While the noodles themselves are generally similar regardless of where you are … Read More

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Which city is better to live in: Tokyo or Osaka?

When it comes to visiting Japan, most first time itineraries omit Osaka in favor of more time in Tokyo. This is completely understandable for those short on time, but when it comes whether it’s better to live in Tokyo or … Read More


What is the most famous food in Japan?

Food is the gateway to a foreign culture. We usually are familiar with a country’s food before we visit the actual place, and Japan is certainly no exception. It’s difficult to even nominate a most famous food in Japan. Still, … Read More

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