Some cities just have that special thing that makes you fall in love with it. To me, Kyoto is one such city. I left my heart in this historic city of Japan, and here are the reasons why.
Being in Japan meant that I get to savor all the delicious Japanese food — and Kyoto has so much to offer. From tofu and seafood, to kaiseki dinners and river-side dining; I had a wonderful time… eating!
When I think about Kobe, I think about beef! And yes, the beef is heavenly, but the Japanese harbor city itself is a wonderful place for exploring — there’s so much to see. Here’s how I spent my day in Kobe.
Travel Video: A compilation of my favorite moments in Okayama, Japan — gardens, shrines, castles, rolling plains, fun workshops, and food!
Visit Okayama. Be blown away. From majestic castles and shrines to tales of its local demon-slaying hero. Here’s a list why you must make that visit.
A 3-day itinerary in Okayama — and I spent it in the midst of gorgeous gardens, stunning castles, shrines and temples; and the most awesome food… AND surrounded by the colors of autumn.
A list of all the delicious food I had while visiting Okayama in Japan — it is a small city off the tourist map, but offers some of the best gastronomic delights to please the senses and satisfy the taste buds!
Here’s how I became a Maiko, or apprentice Geiko for a couple of hours — layers of kimono, white face, red lips, high hair and all!
The rural Japanese mountain villages of Kibune and Kurama are steeped with history and myths; and coupled with its cool mountain air, river-dining experiences, onsen and beautiful temples — they make a relaxing trip out of the city of Kyoto.
Experiencing Japanese-living in Kyoto’s Izuyasu Ryokan — complete with futons on tatami floors, an onsen and delicious kaiseki meals. Such a fun experience!