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Documentary about Japanese gold leaf process ignites interest in cultural arts online【Video】

With our Japan Wish competition winner Ashley now in Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, she now has access to many of Japan’s most popular tourist destinations, like Kinkakuji, or the Golden Pavillion, that we hope she makes her way to sometime during her stay. 498 more words



Who wouldn’t want to visit The Temple Of The GOLDEN Pavilion? ‘Nuff said. 👊 👊 👊

‘Kinkakuji’ literally translates to the above description. And, true enough, it dazzles all of its visitors. 116 more words


Official Japan Series begin : The Golden Pavilion

Going to Japan always become one of my bucket list. This is a dream come true. Enjoy the series.


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My Dream Breakfast in Kyoto

Had a good sleep in Japanese futon on tatami. Starting a day with water and cherry that the friend in Shiga gave us.

We decided to go out for a traditional breakfast. 159 more words


Fast Tracking Kyoto

Kyoto in one day? How far can one go?

One fine Saturday in April, while in Osaka for a 2-week stint, I and my co-facilitators in a spring English camp for adults set off on a day-long journey. 1,277 more words

Delightful Destinations

Casual Japanese Vacation

Japan is a quick hour and fifteen minute plane flight from Seoul, so last weekend I hopped over to Osaka and Kyoto! It was a whirlwind of a trip, only two days, so I think I’ll just have to visit again. 716 more words

Spring Vacation Part 3

The time had come to leave Tomioka, but not before we had coffee with my friend Margaret Cai.  I first met her in the role of our translator with one of our school trips to Tomioka about 6 years ago.  1,184 more words