I have just returned from two weeks in Japan. I went over there with my partner, and we spent two weeks travelling around the amazing country. It was cherry blossom season (end of March), so it was particularly beautiful. The […]
Where to go in Kyoto It had to be fate. We booked our Airbnb in Kyoto quite a while ago because we would be arriving in the busy cherry blossom season (Sakura). When the blossoms start to bloom, Japan is […]
Gorgeous lotus flowers are all over Japan this summer, especially near Buddhist temples. The lotus flower is revered here and is also seen as a symbol for Buddhism. Arising out of muddy waters to a beautiful flower symbolizes the path to enlightenment […]
Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto was first built in 778. Since then, it has been supported by huge public devotion as one of the biggest religious symbols. In other words, it has been a spiritual hometown for all Japanese people, which […]
Higashiyama Ginkaku-ji is one of the Tatchu temples of Shokoku. Ginkakuji in the name derived from the Edo era, and it was built with Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Palace, in mind. Ginkaku-ji is called the Silver Pavillion, because like the Golden […]
This bamboo grove in Arashiyama is a popular destination. The entrance is right in the middle of town, and it will take about 2 minutes before you are completely surrounded by bamboos, listening to the creaking that they make along […]
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