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Ryoken: Beniya Mukayu

October 14, 2016


One of my friends who used to live in Tokyo told me that to stay in a ryokan is almost essential when visit Japan for the first time, but that the ten course Kaiseki menu can be a bit too much after a night or two. If not for your belly, for your wallet. We […]

Kyoto: Temples, Shrines, Forests, Monkeys and more

October 9, 2016


Every blog and guidebook I have read about Kyoto tells of traditional quaint Japanese town. As I got off the train I expected a small picturesque station where you immediately fall into winding streets of wooden houses with geisha disappearing down alleys en route to appointments. I was mistaken. None of that came to view. […]