Mount Kongo, Kansai’s Snowy Escape

On the border of Osaka and Nara is the 1125m tall Mount Kongo [金剛山]. Mount Kongo is one of the most popular mountains in the Kansai, especially in winter when people from all over the Kansai region come to enjoy

Gokan, Osaka’s World Class Cake Shop!

One of the biggest differences between Japan and America is small but rather surprising; cake. Even in tiny residential areas, there are often patisseries that offer an array of cakes and sweets. In larger city areas, patisseries are in fierce