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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 6: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

The next morning, we took the JR Kyoto line to Arashiyama station (560 yen). Some food trucks right outside if you’re feeling pecky… The dogs are so cute~ I think this is the shiba breed? It took us some time to find the bus-stop that goes to the famous Bamboo Forest. Basically once you see… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 6: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 5: Nara

The next day, we checked out of Nobu’s house and headed for Osaka Namba station. We intended to leave our luggages in the coin lockers at the east gate and travel light for a day trip to Nara, but lo and behold, there’s only one empty locker left! We had no choice but to deposit… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 5: Nara

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 4: Gudetama cafe at HEP 5 & Takeru Beef Cutlet dinner

I’m a HUGE Gudetama fan, so definitely not missing the opportunity to visit the cafe in Osaka! It’s near Easter when we visited~ The menu. We were only here for refreshments though. While waiting for our orders, I took more pictures! I bought the Gudetama plushie in a pink bow tie you see in the… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 4: Gudetama cafe at HEP 5 & Takeru Beef Cutlet dinner

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 4: Osaka Kids Plaza

Osaka is an interactive kids museum, somewhat like a mix of our Science centre and Kidzania? All accompanying adults have to pay to enter. It’s ¥1400 per adult, but with the Osaka Amazing Pass, we bought it at a discounted price of ¥1260. Oliver is above 3 years old so he doesn’t qualify for the pre-schoolers’… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 4: Osaka Kids Plaza

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 3 & 4: Pablo, Shinsaibashi shopping street, Kuromon Ichiba market

We finally found the icon of Dotonbori- The Glico Running Man!  It’s getting dark… And we’re getting tired so we stopped at Pablo for refreshments~ The seating area is upstairs… We ordered the strawberry cheese tart & pistachio ice-cream from the seasonal menu, plus a matcha milkshake. If you’re ever here, you MUST try the freshly… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 3 & 4: Pablo, Shinsaibashi shopping street, Kuromon Ichiba market

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 3: Eggs ‘n Things, Dotonbori

The next morning, we had breakfast at Eggs ‘n Things, which was just downstairs near our hotel. They gave O some colouring materials… I went around snapping photos~ Our eggs benedict and pancakes! It’s pretty decent, the pancakes are nice, my only grouse is that the strawberries are most probably frozen ones. I love the… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 3: Eggs ‘n Things, Dotonbori

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Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 2: Universal Studios Osaka Part 3

This part of the park was the last leg of our Universal Studios Osaka visit.  You can’t see it from here but the Snoopy mascots are having a meet-and-greet, I’m blocked by all the arms and cameras, lol~ For the Hello Kitty fans~ We rode the cupcake dream! Everything is kawaii! Car rides! This section… Continue reading Osaka Travel with Kid! Mar 2018- Day 2: Universal Studios Osaka Part 3