Geisha’s in Kyoto
How and where to go Geisha spotting in Kyoto plus more.
Geisha’s (or sometimes known in Kyoto as Geiko) are highly trained women who devote their lives around this traditional form of hosting...
Kukurizaru or hanging monkeys
The Kukurizaru (くくり猿) are the hanging monkeys of Kyoto, is a round ball-shaped talisman made of cloth, which symbolizes the monkeys in good faith, with the body of cloth of different colors...
What are the Inuyarai and the Komayose?
If we walk through the old neighborhoods of Kyoto, with the beautiful traditional Japanese streets, one of the things that surprises us is that many houses have a kind of skirt or skirt. Normally...
Kyoto essential 4
Personally I think Kyoto is the city that shows the best Japan, or how we have it in our imagination. If Tokyo is modernity and Japan is more current, Kyoto is the most ancestral Japan that...
Kyoto essential 3
In 1994, 14 of its temples and palaces were declared a World Heritage Site, including the Nijo castle, all of which are hundreds of years old.
It is a city that has had a decisive influence on the...
Kyoto essential 2
Kyoto is the Japanese city with more vestiges of the past, was not bombed in the Second World War, because apparently responsible for organizing such bombings had spent his honeymoon there and fell...
Home-meal with a family at home
We are a family teaching how to cook Japanese home-meal at our home in Kyoto. Let's cook together!
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