Nara

It was a morning we could have been tempted to stay in bed till midday nursing our fuzzy heads due to being plied with sake, wine, beer and brandy the night before when Taka, our Osaka host and fuzzy head culprit got up to take us to Nara. Who doesn’t love a road trip?! And … More Nara

Osaka, Japan: Couch Surfing, Osaka Food and Geishas with Giggle Sticks

In Osaka we continued our Couch Surfing adventures and, as we stayed with two hosts in this city, we thought we’d write a separate blog about the experience. First up was Taka. Staying with Taka was fascinating. He lived with his Dad on the outskirts of Osaka in a place like no other. It was a mix … More Osaka, Japan: Couch Surfing, Osaka Food and Geishas with Giggle Sticks