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Kyoto (1/2): The Historic Centre of Japan

If you recall, I have spent a month in Asia recently, and have returned only a few days ago. To be quite honest, if I had not planned on attending my graduation ceremony, I would have loved to spend more time in more places in Asia. 675 more words


Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺

Kiyomizu-dera is a independent Buddhist temple that was founded in 778. We went as early as we could manage on a Saturday morning. We wandered around up the hill looking at shops and sampling Yatsuhashi 八つ橋, along the way, deciding to do souvenir shopping on the way down. 506 more words


1 Day in Kyoto - The Top 5 Must Sees

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever laid eyes on, and of course you would need at least a few days to soak in the culture, food, architecture and unique sights. 1,032 more words


Japan 2016: Day 5, Tokyo to Kyoto

Day 5 / 10 February 2016 (Wednesday) : Tokyo to Kyoto
After staying in Tokyo for 3 days, we will travel back down south and stay in Kyoto for one night. 1,133 more words


What I know of stillness (Day 2, Part 1)

It hasn’t been lost on me that it’s been over a year since this very Japan trip I’m taking my leisurely time to jot down. You can let fly your figurative tomatoes–I probably deserve them (besides, I’ve been meaning to try my hand at  3,445 more words


Japan in two weeks - Kyoto part

After spending 4 days in Tokyo it’s time now to go to the next destination Kyoto. This is where the JR pass is very useful, but before you ride the train make sure to go to the JR information area inside the station. 345 more words