Are you seriously considering moving to Japan? Maybe Tokyo is on top of your list, but it is one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. One option to think about is Osaka, not as glitzy as its counterpart, but it has many advantages for expat living, whether you are retiring or restarting your career, according to Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd.
Right in the Middle of Culture and History
When you buy or rent Osaka property, you are right in the middle of many cultural and historical hotspots such as Himeji Castle, Kyoto, Nara and Hiroshima. Most attractions are within a day trip from the city; all you need is a train ticket. Visit these places as many times as you want over the weekend, because these areas require more time to explore and fully discover and experience.
Overall, Japan is a safe country, but Tokyo and Osaka area two of the safest cities in the world. Feel secure about having and raising kids in these areas, whenever you decide to move to them. You won’t have to worry about theft, breaking and entering and other crimes as much when you live in both this cities in Japan.
Osaka is a bustling city with plenty to do after office hours; head to the nearest izakaya (bar) and have a round of drinks while eating some of the best food that Japan has to offer. Other than the many dining choices, the city is also a great place to shop until you drop. Plenty of foreign and local apparel are in many areas, whether you are a budget or luxury shopper.
If you are a food lover, you would love to live in Osaka; it is literally the kitchen of Japan where you can eat some of the best food; from ramen to curry to donburis (rice meal). You will never run out of choices when you go a restaurant or bar hopping in the city.
Osaka is a vibrant city with plenty to offer; when you choose a property, get someone who can find you the best one at a good value.