Two Affordable, Design-Friendly Moxy Hotels Open in Japan
You wake at 3AM. You don't want to go back to sleep. You're in Japan—now is not the time to stay in bed. You rise, dress and head to the elevator. It's glass and offers a view of Osaka. You feel a bit of the outdoor weather, affirming your decision...
Room shoes are Japanese home essentials and a tradition growing more common in the Western world. Crafted from Sasawashi fabric, these Osaka-made slippers from Rikumo absorb moisture (and odors) and won't pill. Best of all, of course, they are comfortable...
Chris Rowthorn's Inside Osaka Travel Guide
"Osaka is usually forgotten by people who rush to visit Tokyo and Kyoto," longtime travel writer Chris Rowthorn explains to CH. "But it's got a flavor all its own and it's always a pleasant surprise to those who visit: it's cheaper and more approachable...
Treasures Inside a Tunnel: Osaka's Shark Attack
Opened in 2013 in Japan's Kansai region, the commercial complex of Grand Front Osaka stands just outside the Osaka train station, offering weary travelers a long list of high-end stores and restaurants (including the World Beer Museum that seats...
Hibiki 12 Yr
The only blended whisky in the Suntory portfolio, the Hibiki 12 Yr is a gorgeously smooth and supple whisky expertly produced in a nearly century-old distillery in Osaka.