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Article by Sara López

Gokagai: Discover the Kyoto Hanamachi!

Hanamachi (花街) , or flower town. The Geisha districts. These are the districts where Maiko and Geisha live and were the most Okiya ( Geisha Houses ) and Ochaya

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Article by Chris Okano

First Time in Japan: Where To Go And What To Do

If it is your first time planning a trip to Japan, you may feel confused about where you should go and what you should do. I think it is important to note that

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Article by Tokyo Creative

Castles in Japan

IntroductionFrom Goryokaku Park in Hokkaido to Shuri-jo Castle Park in Okinawa, thousands of castles stretch across the Japanese archipelago. Whether you're a h

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Article by Danica Ann Unrada

Kyoto for a Day

Kyoto is a dream come true to every Japan travellers who wish to experience nature and their culture all at the same time..The best time to visit Kyoto is durin

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The First Impression of Kyoto

Kyoto is a must-visit destination for most people traveling to Japan. As one of the most historical cities in the country, Kyoto induces curiosity in people who

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Kyoto 5-day-tour Itinerary

Kyoto is a place worthy of visiting over and over again. For first-time visitors, a classical itinerary of four to five days is suggested. Take it slow and use

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The Best Travelling Seasons in Kyoto

Kyoto features a unique variety of seasons. Summers here are hot and humid, with temperature sometimes rising as high as 39℃. September and October often see co

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Article by Emma Parker

“Life is Aikido; Aikido is life” – Jacques Payet, Founder & Master of Mugenjuku Aikido school, Kyoto

  Jacques Payet, 7th Dan in Yoshinkan Aikido, founder of his own  dojo (Aikido school), and Kyoto resident for the last decade, is one of those foreigners who