The Jidai Matsuri is one of Kyoto’s renowned three great festivals takes place on October 22 annually (please note that the festival will be postponed to the 23rd in the event it rains on the 22nd). The lively festival is … Continue reading Why You Should Attend Jidai Matsuri- One of Kyoto’s 3 Great Festivals!
I thought I’d do a fun little post today. I was scrolling through WordPress and came across this fun travel tag by The Longest Road to Walk. That reminded me that I’ve been meaning to do one of these, so … Continue reading Travel Tag!
Kyoto is, in my opinion, one of the best large cities for nature lovers. There’s lots of natural beauty tucked away in the many shrines within Kyoto, as well as large green spaces for all at very accessible areas. For … Continue reading Planning a low budget trip to Japan? Here are 5 FREE tourist spots in Kyoto!
When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone’s minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you … Continue reading 5 Must Eat Foods in Japan
There are a few things that I learnt during my month long trip to Japan. Since I was travelling mostly on my own, I did a lot of research to find places to go and things to do. Japan is … Continue reading Travelling to Japan soon? Read these tips before you go!
During my stay with Ritsumeikan University, I had the opportunity to visit the Kyoto Museum for world peace, which is affiliated with the university. The small museum reflects on Japan’s activities during World War II (Referred to as the 15 … Continue reading The Kyoto Museum for World Peace- exploring history from another perspective
Just a gallery of my favourite photos from my Japan trip. Enjoy! Ryoan-ji Kinkaku-ji Fushimi Inari Wagashi Workshop Arashiyama Taizo-in Okonomiyaki Nijo Castle Hirano Shrine Yakitori Nara park Dotonbori Omi Jingu Enryakuji Choco banana crepe! Kurama Dera Taiyaki Akihabara Ghibli … Continue reading My favourite Japan photos ♡
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddies and even our teachers at the university, and so we immediately … Continue reading Food of Kyoto – Jumbo Okonomiyaki