This is our first time to Osaka and Dōtonbori (道頓堀) in Osaka is a must-visit attraction. We were leisurely walking through the shopping streets in the area and took loads of pictures. Here are some to share with you.
After spending some time at local supermarkets like LIFE, I realized that the groceries expenses in Tokyo and Osaka is pretty similar to those in Vancouver. For example, imported alcohol like Yellow Tail from Australia costs ¥858 (roughly about C$11). The same bottle of Yellow Tail retails here at C$13. Let’s take a look at other items….
A friend recommended this hotel in Osaka and we were lucky to be able to book it in a very short amount of lead time. We happened to find it in HotelClub.com and it was at pretty decent price. With this booking confirmed, we are spending a few days in the Osaka neighbourhood.
Sadly we had to leave Kakegawa. We had so much fun in such a short period of time (2 days 1 night) but we were scheduled to be in Osaka next. So here we go on the Shinkansen and this time, my wife was prepared; she brought us bentos to have on the train!