Osaka is Japan’s third largest city by population and the central metropolis of the Kansai region. Nicknamed tenka no daidokoro or “the nation’s kitchen”, it’s a food lover’s paradise that remains one of our favorite cities to visit in Japan.
When you think of Santiago de Compostela, the first thing that comes to mind is the camino. It’s the final destination in the Camino de Santiago or the Way of St. James, a network of routes that all lead to the city’s massive cathedral.
With all the delicious food you can have in this city, the one dish that perhaps best represents San Sebastian food is the humble pintxo. Similar to tapas, it refers to a family of small bar snacks that are typically skewered onto a piece of bread with a toothpick.
As lovely as Barcelona is, the crowds can get a bit overwhelming at times. There’s much to see and do in Barcelona but if you’ve already experienced its top tourist attractions, then it’s time to escape the city and go on a day trip.
The Alhambra is the main draw in Granada but there’s so much more to love about this intriguing city in the Andalusian region of Spain. If it’s your first time visiting, then described in this guide are ten of the best things you can do in Granada.
Nagoya is a major port and transportation hub in Japan’s Chubu region. It’s an important industrial center that’s home to several Toyota-related museums, a railway park, and a science museum that houses one of the world’s biggest planetariums.
We love Kyoto. It’s our favorite city in Japan. Tokyo and Osaka are incredible cities but Kyoto has everything we love most about this country – culture, atmosphere, history, and of course, great Japanese food.
Sushi is my absolute favorite Japanese food in the world so I welcomed the opportunity to have sushi as much as I could in Kanazawa. It was fresh, available everywhere, and relatively cheap compared to other cities in Japan.
There’s so much you can do in Kyoto and Osaka. But if you’re staying long enough, then you may want to spend a few of those days making day trips. Listed in this article are 16 of the best day trips you can make from Kyoto or Osaka.