September 14, 2017
kitano Tenmangu

Kitano Tenmangu

Lots to see and do at Kitano Tenmangu! We visited Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in the northwest part of Kyoto. It is a great place to visit […]
September 2, 2017
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama If you are in Kyoto, and up for a little mountain hiking, check out the Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama. Over 100 Macaque, […]
August 26, 2017
enkiri enmusubi stone

Enkiri Enmusubi Stone

Enkiri Enmusubi Stone Yasui-Konpira-gu Shrine This Enkiri Enmusubi Stone at Yasui-Konpira-gu Shrine in Kyoto is near the neighborhood of Gion. There is so much to see […]
August 25, 2017
Kyoto Ninja Restaurant

Kyoto Ninja Restaurant

Kyoto Ninja Restaurant An entertaining dining experience We met with some friends at the Kyoto Ninja Restaurant. The food was great but the entertainment was excellent. […]
August 24, 2017
Kyoto Railway Museum

Kyoto Railway Museum

Kyoto Railway Museum This is my kind of history! I have always been fascinated by trains and the rail system in Japan is incredible. So, I […]
August 20, 2017
Izumo no Okuni

Izumo no Okuni

The statue of Izumo no Okuni, the founder of kabuki sits atop the riverbank of the Kamogawa River in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto – Kawabatacho. We passed by […]
August 18, 2017
Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination

Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination

Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination happens every evening just before sunset until 10pm. The event happens at the grand staircase at the top of the station. There […]
August 13, 2017
Gion Niti Awayuki

Gion Niti Awayuki – Japanese Shaved Ice

Gion Niti Awayuki Wow, my friends. We were very fortunate to be able to try Gion Niti Awayuki shaved ice. This place typically needs a reservation […]
August 13, 2017
U-oke Edo Style Unagi

U-oke: Edo Style Unagi takes a lifetime to master

U-oke Edo Style Unagi…..mmmmmmmm…… U-oke Edo Style Unagi is a Michelin star restaurant proudly serving “U-oke” which is a dish with grilled eel fillets arranged like […]