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Local tells Top 10 Cafes in Kyoto!Have a great tea time!

Food Kyoto
Kissa KANO

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Walking around Kyoto, you will come across charming looking cafes all over the city. Kyoto offers great cafe scenes, from a major coffee chain to a hidden traditional shop. I will introduce you to some of my favorite cafes, which offer distinct Kyoto characteristics. Any of these popular cafes can be・・・

Ohara in Kyoto: A Local Guide to the Best Walking Paths!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Ohara is a tranquil quiet village and the best-kept secret of Kyoto. It is a small valley surrounded with mountains where you can experience the “rural” Japan, though located only 40 minutes to 1 hour away from Kyoto. In recent years, Ohara is slowly becoming popular among expats and foreign tourists・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants near Kyoto Station !

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Hi, I’m Keiko from Osaka! This is the second in a breakfast series.I have introduced Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants in Kyoto before. Please click here for more details→Local tells Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants in Kyoto!Have beautiful Kyoto memories! This time, let me introduce you to great breakfast restaurants that are located right in・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Shojin Ryori Restaurants (Temples) in Kyoto!

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Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! “Shojin Ryori” is a type of meals that the Buddhist Monks consume in Japan. It is without meat or fish as well as strong spices such as garlic or onions, which are believed to cloud the spirit. Killing of animals is forbidden in the Buddhist traditions. Thus shojin ryori is typically・・・

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