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Nara, situated 26 miles (42 kilometers) outside of Kyoto in Japan's Kansai region, was the country's first permanent capital city. It's easily accessible from Kyoto by either train or bus (trains ...
Kyoto is laid out on a grid system, with north-south running streets crossing those running east-west. Many of the major sights are close enough to be explored on foot (if you enjoy walking!) but at ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2013
As you walk around Kyoto you are bound to pass many Maiko (apprentice geisha) dressed in elaborate and colorful kimonos and tottering around on their okobo (wooden clogs). If you love dressing up or ...
Kyoto is romantic. It’s hard not to feel just a little bit squishy when you walk the streets of Old Kyoto or stand gazing at an ancient shrine or temple. Of course, if you are looking to ramp up the ...
While Kyoto lacks some of the vibrancy of Tokyo’s contemporary arts scene, it holds all the cards when it comes to traditional art and architecture. You only need to wander the streets of Ginza or ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
Spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Kyoto and Japan thanks to warm and stable weather patterns and the beauty of the cherry blossoms (hanami) in spring and the autumn foliage (koyo) ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
Destroyed in the world’s first atomic bomb attack on August 6, 1945, Hiroshima ’s
legacy is not a happy one, but serves to remind residents and visitors
to the city of the great loss and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
is a lovely city all year round, but winter – Kyoto’s quietest season –
can be the best time of year to appreciate its serene and zen-like
qualities without the accompanying crowds. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
East Kyoto is the best-preserved and most charming part of the city with a number of significant sites within walking distance of one another. You can easily spend the best part of a day exploring ...
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Doing what: Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine ...