Lovers of vintage neon and the grittier side of Japan will love this night tour of Osaka's Shinsekai.
The Swissotel Nankai is right in the heart of the action in the bustling south side of Osaka.
A few hours at Osaka's Spa World provide almost as much fun as can be had with your clothes off.
Yes it is possible to enter the world of Mario Kart on a real street, with real traffic and a real Super Mario onesie.
Japan's third largest city offers loads of tasty opportunities to fill up.
Wealthy, quirky and fun-loving, Japan's third-largest city is fascinating.
Jamie Lafferty recently explored all 47 prefectures, from untamed Hokkaido in the north to tropical Okinawa in the south. Here are his highlights from 100 days of adventure.