Best 5 sushi restaurants you must visit in Kyoto

Best 5 sushi restaurants you must visit in Kyoto

    Kyoto was landlocked and that needed keeping fish edible, so Kyoto sushi required special skills. However, there are not only Kyoto style sushi but also Edo style sushi because we can transport fish keeping fresh. Here we are going to introduce best 5 sushi restaurants you must visit in Kyoto.     No.1 Sushi Iwa   Here, you can taste very fresh and delicious sushi. Sushi Iwa is ten minutes’ walk from the JR Kyoto Station. Steve Jobs, who had visited Kyoto many times, said, “This is the…

How to Ride a Bus in Kyoto

How to Ride a Bus in Kyoto

    Though most tourists usually use subways and JR as the main means of transportation in Japan, but that does not apply to every place. If you want to visit tourist spots in Kyoto, it is more convenient to use buses. Here, we are going to introduce how to ride a bus in Kyoto.           1. Search for the bus you should ride   Search the bus number which goes to your desired destination and where you are now on the Route Map. Please wait…

Best 5 gardens you must visit in Kyoto

Best 5 gardens you must visit in Kyoto

There are many gardens in Kyoto and some of them are very famous around the world. Here we are going to introduce best 5 gardens you must visit in Kyoto.     No.1 Katsura Imperial Villa   Katsura Imperial Villa is a purely Japanese architecture and garden. The villa can be watched only from tours that is held by the Imperial Household Agency. You can walk around the central pond in the garden during the tour. The tour is applied only from the website and if you want to take…

5 Most Interesting Activities to do in Kyoto

5 Most Interesting Activities to do in Kyoto

  As Kyoto is best known as the old capital, where Japanese traditions are most preserved, don’t you think this is a perfect place where you can immerse and experience a true Japanese culture? Here we would like to recommend you a 5 most interesting to do in Kyoto.         1.Kimono Walking Experience ~ A unique sightseeing experience   When speaking of Kyoto, people often have an image of a traditional city with people strolling around in Kimono, traditional Japanese dress. Though it is rare to spot…

Best 5 hotels you must stay in Kyoto

Best 5 hotels you must stay in Kyoto

    There are many selections of hotels and inns in Kyoto. Here we are going to introduce five recommendable hotels that would suit your luxury stay.             No.1 The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto   This newly built hotel is located in the center of Kyoto city. It received five stars rating in the Michelin Guide Kansai 2015. From the hotel, you can see beautiful views of Kamogawa River and Higashiyama mountains. In addition, you can also experience Japanese culture through various activities held by the hotel….

5 Best Things to do in Japan by Hugh Jackman

5 Best Things to do in Japan by Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and producer, most notably well-known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-MEN series film. He has won international recognition through other superhero, period, and romance films such as Kate and& Leopold, Van Helsing, Les Misérables, and etc. Here we want to introduce five things Hugh Jackman likes to do in Japan.       Credit: http://movieweb.com/hugh-jackman-may-not-return-for-the-wolverine-sequel/           1. Sukiyabashi Jiro ~ Dreams of Jiro~   During his trip to Japan, Hugh Jackman often visits Sukibayashi Jiro,…

5 things to do in Japan by John Lennon

5 things to do in Japan by John Lennon

      No1.       Kyoto’s Yunohana Onsen Hot Spring Resort    SUMIYA KIHO-AN        Sumiya is a Japanese style hot spring resort. During the time when John Lennon halted his music activities, he and his wife visited Kameoka City in Kyoto and stayover in Sumiya Kiho-an. Lennon is said to especially enjoy the traditional hot spring in the scenic nature.       Kyoto Yunohana Onsen Hot Spring Resort SUMIYA KIHO-AN Reception Hours 9:00 A.M. ~ 10:00 P.M. Address KYOTO, Kameoka City, Hiedano-cho, Yunohana Onsen Tel. TEL…

5 Best Spots for Ghibli Fan

5 Best Spots for Ghibli Fan

    Have you heard of Japanese anime film My Neighbor Totoro or Spirited Away before? These two most famous Japanese anime films are both produced by one of the best known animation production house in Japan called Studio Ghibli. The studio produced eight of the fifteen highest grossing anime films made in Japan namely Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, etc. Ghibli films are also well- recognized for its incredibly detailed, hand-drawn animation with an imaginative coming of age story. Here, we would like to recommend…

5 Things to do in Japan by Katy Perry

5 Things to do in Japan by Katy Perry

        Credit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/25/cultural-appropriation-katy-perry_n_4337024.html?utm_hp_ref=japan&ir=Japan     Japan is the place I love most in this world! I always look forward coming to Tokyo! I love Japan! Kawaii!                       –Katy Perry- 2013/10/30 at Narita Airport            Robot Restaurant      Robot Restaurant is a sci-fi theme restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The restaurant is well-known for its spectacular performance by robots and dancers. Katy Perry went during her stay in Japan and gave her signed CD.  …

5 things to do in Japan by Milla Jovovich

5 things to do in Japan by Milla Jovovich

    Milla Jovovich has visited Japan several times and is familiar with Tokyo. She likes Japanese fashion and loves Japanese food. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that Milla Jovovich had visited.              No.1 SHIBUYA 109      109(Ichi-maru-kyu) is a famous fashion mall located in Shibuya, Tokyo. It is a popular, trendy shopping place, especially for young women. Milla Jovovich said, “Shibuya is where I want to come every day.” She visited SHIBUYA 109 and really enjoyed shopping there.   Operating…