Some advice on finding accommodation in spring in Kyoto (and Tokyo). And it can be useful all year round too!
Some of the best books to read if you are travelling to Japan. Or if you have just returned and want to keep travelling with your imagination.
If you go to Japan, try to be in the old capital on the 21st of the month. Quick guide to the Kobo-san monthly market at Toji (and some notes on why I love Japan winter)
One of the great views of Japan. My trip to Matsushima bay
It has a beautiful, old temple, the Byodo-in. But also a famous bridge and excellent green tea. Why you should plan a half-day trip to Uji from Kyoto