Pokémon Center Osaka DX

Pokémon Center Osaka DX store

Today I visited the new Pokémon Center Osaka DX. A brand new Pokémon store opened on September 20, 2019. This is also the grand opening of Daimaru Shinsaibashi main building. In this post, I’ll share my experience with this new store with lots of product pictures. Daimaru Shinsaibashi Grand Opening The new store is located […]

Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping District & Dotonbori Walking Day Trip

Shinsaibashi-suji street in Osaka, Japan

Yesterday I went on a walking day trip, starting from Namba and finishing at Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori. Well, most of the day I Was around Shinsaibashi-suji, the busiest shopping district in Osaka, Japan. This day diary is from September 19, 2019. It was a beautiful day outside and nice weather, not too hot. Passing Through […]

Shinsaibashi Disney Store in Osaka, Japan

Disney store at Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan

Today I went to Shinsaibashi. Incidentally,  I came across a Disney Store there. The store is located at Shinsaibashi-suji shopping street at Chuo-ku ward in Osaka, Japan. I’ve been in the area before but I didn’t see that specific store. I felt like going to the area again and just have a nice day walking […]

Artistic Japanese Cosmetics Product Packaging

Japanese cosmetic products

Sometimes I enjoy getting into many stores and browse through different Japanese products. Today I saw some beautiful Japanese cosmetics product packaging and I wanted to share it with you. If you read my previous posts, you know that I love Japanese art and Japanese comics (Manga/Anime). I just love the art-style, it’s so unique […]

Track-side platform Air Conditioning at Namba Station

Today I saw an air conditioner on the track-side platform at Namba train station. I went back to Shin-Imamiya by train from Namba station. I took the Nankai line semi-express train. I was quite surprised to see a big air conditioner there. I mean, it was perfect because I was after a few hours of […]

Eating Delicious Gyoza (Jiaozi) Dumplings with Peanut Sauce

Delicious Yaki Gyoza at dotonbori, Osaka

Today I ate another set of 6 tasty Yaki-Gyoza (餃子, gyōza) pork dumplings, filled with delicious ground meat and vegetables. This time, I wanted to spoil myself a bit better with the sauce. So what I did was took that amazing hot peanut sauce and put it all over the Gyoza. Oh boy, that was even […]

Kamen Joshi Japanese Girl Idols Group Street Performance

Kamen Joshi jumping and dancing

Today I saw yet another performance of the J-Pop Japanese girl idol group, Kamen Joshi.  Well, they actually sing different genres, like electropop, heavy metal, and rock. The heavy metal is dope, I really liked it. This show was today on September 19, 2019. I walked around Namba and the area. Like many other days, […]

Using Google Maps Augmented Reality Navigation

Google Maps Live View navigation

Yesterday I went out to check out different areas in Osaka, Japan. I am using Google Maps regularly to get to places in Osaka. It just makes my life so easy. I know exactly which train I need to take, which place to turn and how to get exactly to the right place. This navigation […]

Evening Food Shopping at MEGA Don Quijote Shinsekai Osaka

MEGA Don Quijote store in the evening

Today I went to MEGA Don Quijote Shinsekai store (MEGAドン・キホーテ 新世界店) to buy a few groceries to the room. Mega Don Quijote is a huge convenience store that sells groceries, prepared foods, household items, cosmetics, vitamins, sushi, clothing, alcohol and much more. The store is also known as Don Quijote Shin-Imamiya. Many travelers stay at […]