Kyoto Travel Articles

 
Kyoto and Kitcho
Kyoto and Kitcho Language barriers, train times and traveling difficulties all conspire to keep five Americans from having the dinner of a lifetime at Kitcho, a 3 Michelin-starred restaurant in Kyoto.
Urban Muse – 10 Locations to Inspire Your Writing
Urban Muse – 10 Locations to Inspire Your Writing Are you a traveler and a writer? Ahimsa Kerp recommends ten of the best cities in the world to pen your novel or write your travel memoirs.
Traveling in Japan in Winter
Traveling in Japan in Winter Japan is seasonal. Fiona Canning suggests you go in winter to escape the crowds of westerners on organised tours and witness the everyday rituals that make the country so exciting.
Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto
Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto Setsubun is a Japanese Spring Ritual where Japanese drive out bad luck in the form of devils from their homes by tossing beans. Here is Setsubun as done in the old capital of Kyoto.
Kyoto: A Tale of Two Cities – Japan, Asia
Kyoto: A Tale of Two Cities – Japan, Asia Japan is often described as a hybrid of the modern and ancient. Joshua K. Hartshorne thinks Kyoto is also a hybrid - of the sublime and the downright ugly.
‘Hotto, Hotto!’ – A Japanese Onsen Experience
‘Hotto, Hotto!’ – A Japanese Onsen Experience home_feb11_onsen.jpgCarlie Daley relaxes in a Japanese hot spring just outside of Kyoto.
West of the Sun – Kyoto, Japan
Philip Blazdell had forgotten how beautiful life can be...especially west of the sun.
Kyoto, Zen and the Missing Bicycle – Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto, Zen and the Missing Bicycle – Kyoto, Japan Jeff Eagar searches for spiritual enlightenment in Japan's Zen capital.