Archive List for Sightseeing

Local tells Top 5 best Supermarkets in Kyoto!

Food Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Supermarkets in Japan are the greatest. Though, most of these are better described as “groceries” rather than supermarkets as in some of the Western countries, they provide you a gateway to look into the Japanese culture and customs. These supermarkets/groceries are a great place for you to get ready-to-eat dishes at・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Kimono Rental Places in Gion,Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Gion is one of the hanamachi (geisha district) in Kyoto. Gion has been successful in retaining the traditional machiya (the townhouses of traditional style) and teahouses where geisha host their guests. Strolling the picturesque Gion gives you the feeling of being transported back to the old Japanese days of geisha, which・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Geisha Dance Performances in Kyoto in 2018!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Did you know that Kyoto has 5 geisha districts? Geisha districts are called Hanamachi, literally meaning “flower town.” Hanamachi are the districts where geisha houses and tea houses gather. Generally speaking, hanamachi (or also called as “kagai” in Kyoto area) centers around geisha or maiko’s rehearsal hall where they practice their・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Internet Cafes(Manga Cafes) in Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Internet cafes(Manga cafes)in Japan usually offer unlimited access to comics, magazines, movies, soft drinks/coffee and tea. You can usually choose a type of chair (from a flat space, a regular chair to a massage chair, etc.) and a room (open space, private room). Some are equipped with shower rooms, TV, etc.・・・

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