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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 7 Zen Temples and Gardens in Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! The word “Zen” is appearing everywhere from business books, management strategies, fashion to coloring books. For sure, Zen is becoming popular internationally but what is it really? Kyoto has been the spiritual center of Zen Buddhism in Japan. You can experience Zen in temples’ intricate architectures, beautiful gardens, life-styles of monks・・・

Local tells Top 7 Moss Temples and Moss Gardens in Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Japanese people are obsessed with moss(including me!). This may appear strange to some of you as moss may be considered as unwanted clumps in your gardens or imperfections in some cultures. Yet, the Japanese find peace and beauties in those imperfections. The process of moss formation resonates well with the treasured・・・

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