Tag Archives: Osaka

September 17

Summer in the city – Osaka

Some of the views around town that I enjoyed this past summer in Osaka as the sun went down.         Advertisements

August 12

Yodogawa Fireworks

The 25th Yodogawa Fireworks (なにわ淀川花火大会) on the Yodo River in Osaka.

February 23

Setsubun (節分)

This year’s adventures kicked off on what’s officially known as the last night of winter according to the Japanese lunar calendar.  Setsubun, February 3 this year, celebrates the coming of spring. On this night, people throw roasted soybeans around their houses to drive away evil spirits and ward off bad luck for the coming year.  […]