Apr 28, 2021
Neon flashes around street food stalls in Osaka, Japan’s second city. The streets hum with life every evening, as shops blast out pop music and video adverts cascade across the buildings. This is Japan in microcosm and it’s packed with intrigue, from tourists sampling octopus pancakes to locals crossing the streets on the way home from work. Osaka is your host Stephen Bailey's favourite Japanese destination, fulfilling many of the vibrant preconceptions about travel in Japan.