Japan Convenience Stores – Buy Food, Drinks and much more

Lawson convenience store in Osaka, Japan

What can you buy at convenience stores in Japan? In this post I’ll share a look into Japna’s convenience stores and what food, drinks and other products you can buy there. Convenience stores like Lawson, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart and Ministop are great places to freshen up when hanging outdoors for several hours. I usually use them […]

Retro Game Stores in Osaka: Best Places To Buy Old Games

Retro game floor

One of my favorite things to do in Japan on a casual day is getting into those retro game stores in Osaka. These are literally vintage gaming history museums. A place where you can travel back in time and observe the world of gaming as it was many years back. Usually, when people are searching […]

Japan WiFi Buddy Pocket WiFi Actual Speed Test in Osaka

4G Softbank Pocket Wifi

It’s the second long trip I take to Osaka, Japan. I use ‘Japan WiFi Buddy‘ Diamond Pocket WiFi package. This is their most recommended package and it great for those who need lots of download/upload data bandwidth. By this I mean, uploading photos and videos to YouTube, sharing lots of photos on Instagram, downloading movies, […]

HEP FIVE Ferris Wheel Osaka

Osaka cityscape view from Hep Five Ferris Wheel

The HEP FIVE Ferris Wheel is a large above-ground 75-meter Ferris Wheel on the roof of Hep Five shopper complex. I already tried another Ferris Wheel attraction, and this was the Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel, but that was at night. Arriving at HEP FIVE from Umeda Station I arrived at Umeda early in the morning, […]

I Tried Suntory The Premium Malt’s Aki Kaoru Ale (2019)

Today I was in Dotonbori. I walked quite a lot, so I’ve decided to take a break and drink a new beer. I’ve chosen the Suntory The Premium Malt’s Aki Kaoru Ale (2019). It’s an Autumn Seasonal edition. Nothing like a Chilled Beer in a Hot Day Today it was quite hot, more than the […]

Visiting Animate Nippombashi and Buying a Weekly Shonen Magazine

Animate, Manga store in Nippombashi, Osaka, Japan

Today I went to many places. One of them was to Nippombashi, to check out the Animate store there. While browsing through many different manga books and anime products, I also bought Weekly Shōnen Magazine (60th Anniversary Edition). Buying a Weekly Shonen Magazine (60th Anniversary Edition) The Weekly Shonen Magazine is a weekly shōnen manga […]

Nintendo Switch Lite is Super Comfy Handheld Gaming Console

Nintendo Switch Lite gaming consoles

Video games are part of the street culture here in Japan, alongside other hobbies like Manga, Anime, Card Collecting Games, etc. Today I went to the store to try out the new Nintendo Switch Lite. What I think is a brilliant gaming console for travelers! Seeing the Switch Lite for the First Time I entered […]

Trip to Braga & Bom Jesus do Monte, Portugal

Braga city, Portugal

When I arrived at Porto on April 10, 2018—Braga wasn’t on my cities’ visit list. Luckily, I had an Airbnb place with an amazing local Portuguese host lady. She was amazing (more than amazing actually. She brought me to friends’ gathering and she was the one who introduced Braga to me. In this post, I’ll […]