Posts Categorized: Japan

Visit Osaka – The Shadow of the Samurai

Have you ever heard the expression “designated city”? Well Osaka of Japan is just that – a city that has been named as such by the government. This usually means that it has to have more than 500.000 inhabitants. Well, let’s just say that Osaka knows exactly how to tackle the population problem. Its metropolitan… Read more »

Visit Tokyo – The Haven of the Future

With a metropolitan population of almost 38 million, Tokyo is both the largest city and the capital of Japan. What this means is that Tokyo basically has the most populous metropolitan area in the world (outrunning even Shanghai and Jakarta). The city had formerly been known as Edo but it was renamed in the Nineteenth… Read more »