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Posts tagged ‘Kyoto’

Nine day trips from Kyoto

Nine ideas to explore the surroundings of the ancient capital: my favourite day trips from Kyoto

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Three Temples on Lake Biwa: Konan Sanzan

A day trip from Kyoto, a trip among three beautiful, old temples south of lake Biwa, in Shiga-ken: Konan Sanzan Read more

Walking in Kyoto: from Takao to Kiyotaki

I love walking in Kyoto. This hike from Takao to Kiyotaki is not to be missed: it eventually leads to Arashiyama

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Peak season in Kyoto: finding accommodation

Some advice on finding accommodation in spring in Kyoto (and Tokyo). And it can be useful all year round too!

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Kyoto: the flea market at Toji temple

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)

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A half-day trip to Uji (from Kyoto)

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

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