The Gotokuji temple is said to be the birthplace of the maneki-neko!
Kyoto was our stop after more than a week in Tokyo. We were struck by a city that was way calmer, smaller and lower buildings. Continue Reading
Welcome to the second part of my Kyoto Travel guide! As you remember from the first part, Kyoto is the former capital of Japan, rich Continue Reading
We have spent 3 days in Kyoto, and compared to Tokyo, it was smaller, quieter and less crowded. It was like a break from the Continue Reading
If you spend more than a few days in Tokyo, it’s worth taking a day trip to Kamakura, a resort town by the sea with Continue Reading