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Osaka

Essay

Essay: Thrill of the dare

Lance Richardson Is a meal of potentially toxic pufferfish a risk worth taking? Lance Richardson thinks so.

Japan

One day three ways: Osaka

Stephen Phelan See the 'floating garden observatory' on the upper floors of the Umeda Sky Building.

Airlines

Flight test: Jetstar business class

Jetstar business class

Flight Test As I disembark I notice one attendant singing a passenger's baby to sleep.

Japan

Hello kitty

Cat call ... patrons pay to play with cats at Cat Time cafe in Osaka.

In a crowded city, Dave Tacon discovers a cafe where people can make some feline friends.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Geishas, gardens and a Minnie for minors

Tripologist We are a family travelling to Japan in April. We have accommodation in Osaka but would like some advice regarding interesting day trips.

Map of Osaka

Travel News

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

IKEA Tempe

ANNIE DANG 3:33pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

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