Experiencing the Art of Teppanyaki at Rin-Tei in Osaka, Japan

November 9, 2017

While visiting Osaka, we wanted to try teppanyaki, a style of Japanese cuisine where food is cooked on an iron griddle. The concierge at our hotel’s executive lounge recommended Rin-Tei, and made a reservation for us. Rin-Tei is located in the Hotel Trusty Osaka Abeno in the Tennoji /Abeno area. This teppanyaki restaurant was less than […]

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A Photo Tour of Room #4723 at the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel

November 2, 2017

The Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel occupies from 38th to 57th floors in Japan’s tallest building, the 60 story “Abeno Harukas” building. While visiting Osaka, Japan in early October, we spent six nights at the Osaka Marriott Miyako, using Marriott Reward points. Here’s a look inside room #4723, a corner room on the hotel’s 47th floor. […]

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Hotel Review – Marriott Osaka Miyako in Osaka, Japan

October 31, 2017

During our early-October visit to Japan, we spent six nights at the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel using Marriott Rewards points. (The hotel, similar to every retail establishment in Osaka it seemed, was promoting Halloween.) Located in the Tennoji /Abeno area of Osaka, this hotel is easy to spot from the distance as it is located […]

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Eating, Drinking and Having Fun with the Locals in Osaka, Japan

October 26, 2017

When we visit a new destination, we like to get away from the tourist areas and explore the places where the locals eat, drink and have fun. Generally, this works best when you have local guide to show you around. While researching for our visit to Osaka, Japan, Mr. Jones found the Osaka Local Evening […]

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