Originally from the small island of Guernsey, Gary has been living in Osaka now for some 7 years. Based in the Kawachinagano in the far south of Osaka Prefecture, he works as front desk for a traditional ryokan deep in the countryside. Here he is immersed in the richness of Japanese culture, narrating tea ceremonies and ikebana classes and teaching guests about the significant history of this unknown town.



Kawachinagano – A Hidden Side of Osaka

The city of Kawachinagano, in the far south of Osaka Prefecture, sits among the hills that mark the border with the neighboring prefectures of Nara and Wakayama. And despite a population in excess of...

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