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Higashiyama District– Kyoto

…hers) at  Kyoto Kimono Rental  at the beginning of the Higashiyama walk . Most Japanese woman and a few men rent Kimonos to tour Kyoto and other historical cities. It …

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Masterpiece – Kyoto

Master-Piece is another of the great design stores that one should visit while in Kyoto.  MasterPiece specializes in waterproof bags; thoroughly designed with all the correct compartments, straps and details. Master-Piece started…

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The idyllic Ninna-ji Temple – Kyoto

…If you are in season, look for the grove of locally Omuro Cherries! Visitor Info: Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto (81) 75.461.115533 Omuroouchi, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto Prefecture 616-8092, Japan www.ninnaji.or.jp Open…

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Okochi Sanso – Kyoto

…visitor to practice calligraphy. After all Kyoto’s palaces and temples, one could really feel the personal love that Okochi Sanso put into his own home. Recommended. Tea garden in front of the…