Osaka is not just a Tokyo variant. While there have always been comparisons between these two, there are plenty of unique features to visit Osaka for.
This is my guide to some of the best day trips you can do from Osaka after living there. With information on Osaka to Hiroshima, Osaka to Kyoto, Osaka to Nara, Osaka to Nagoya, and much more. Also advice on the jr pass and transport in the Kansai region and other places.