Osaka – where eating is everything Part 1

Osaka, the third largest town in Japan has a particular image, evident in the saying 京都は着倒れ、大阪は食い倒れ (kyouto ha kidaore, oosaka ha kuidaore) Which can be roughly translated as “Kyoto ruins itself with kimonos, Osaka with good food”. Food and eating is very important in Japan generally, but in Osaka it is the most important. So…

And off we go to Osaka…

I am very excited to have the opportunity to go to Osaka for a week as a translator for a German business delegation. Of course I am nervous as well; I want to do everything perfectly, which (considering the time restraint of a non-related full time job regarding preparation time) is difficult and at times…