Osaka’s Orange Street, Part 2, The Vibe!

Stroll Osaka’s hip shopping district for fashion, furniture, and cool cafes Tachibana-Dori is also known as Orange Street and is a more refined, fresh alternative to the often gaudy atmosphere

Orange Street, Osaka’s Brooklyn, Newtown!

Julie Pierce took me to Orange Street Day 2 … no surprise and we felt very much at home. There is so much to see and do we went twice.


Shop the Namba and Shinsaibashi areas of Osaka

The Namba and Shinsaibashi areas of Osaka are the Yin and Yang of shopping experiences, expect crowds in both. Namba is crazy young and Shinsaibashi a little more up market.


A beautiful Shinto Temple visit in Osaka

We visited this beautiful Shinto Temple Sumiyoshi-Taisha shrine in Osaka, Japan the week Emperor Naruhito had his enthronement, so the temple was dressed for the event and young children dressed