Our Favourite Otagi Nenbutsu-ji

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji

Our Favourite Otagi Nenbutsu-ji When friends come to visit us outside from Kyoto there is one temple we like to take them to. From all

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How to Onsen

How to Onsen

How to Onsen One of the must-dos to experience Japanese culture at first hand is taking a hot bath in one of Japan’s many hot

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Sakura Spot in Kyoto

Sakura Spots in Kyoto

Sakura Spots in Kyoto What is more important in spring than the weather forecast?The sakura (cherry blossoms) forecast! The forecast is all about where and when the

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Gojozaka Pottery Festival 2019

Pottery Festival 2019

Gojozaka Pottery Festival 2019 A trip to Kyoto is never complete without checking the famous potteries of the ancient capital of Japan. Since the famous

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Tanabata at Kodaiji

Tanabata at Kodaiji

Tanabata at Kodaiji Kodaiji Temple with its extensive gardens which include a bamboo forest and beautiful ponds is a popular Kyoto tourist site. This weekend

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Fierfly Spots in Kyoto

Firefly Spots in Kyoto

Firefly Spots in Kyoto With the many rivers, creeks, ponds and canals in Kyoto, guests who visit the ancient capital around the beginning until the

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Mifune Matsuri

Mifune Matsuri

Mifune Matsuri Mifune Matsuri (Three Boat Festival) takes place on this week’s Sunday. It is hosted by a small shrine named Kurumazaki-jinja, that worships gods

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Aoi Matsuri

Aoi Matsuri

Aoi Matsuri Aoi Matsuri takes place in Kyoto every May 15th. Being one of the three big festivals of the city, visitors should not miss

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IC Cards in Japan

IC cards in Japan

No more ticket confusion – IC Cards in Japan Do you also find it hard sometimes to get the right train ticket in Japan? How

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