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Morita Washi, Japanese paper shop (1)

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September 11, 2014

I visited several specialized stores in Kyoto. Morita Washi was one of them.
The shop is well-stocked with various types of paper sheets and goods….

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Kyoyamato, kaiseki restaurant (2)

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September 9, 2014

Continuing our visit to Kyoyamato restaurant, we are entering now the biggest room, which is principally used for marriage parties :

 
The whole atmosphere of…

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Kyoyamato, kaiseki restaurant (1)

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August 22, 2014

Kyoyamato is a traditional Japanese kaiseki restaurant established in 1951. It’s located in Higashiyama area, near Kodai-ji temple and to the East from Ninen-zaka…

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Hoshinoya Resort, Arashiyama (Part 2)

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August 21, 2014

I’m continuing my previous post about Hoshinoya Resort in Arashiyama.
The alley leading to the rooms is green and quiet. By the way, all…

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Gion Matsuri : Yoiyama evening before the Latter Festival parade (Part 2)

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July 28, 2014

After visiting Koi-yama heirloom exhibition, we moved to the Minami-Kannon-yama district. One of the yama’s tapestries featuring a dragon :
The colors of Minami-Kannon-yama decorations…

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Gion Matsuri : Yoiyama evening before the Latter Festival parade (Part 1)

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July 25, 2014

The evening before the Gion Matsuri parade is called Yoiyama. This year, as the parade was held in two parts, we had chance to…

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Hoshinoya Resort, Arashiyama (Part 1)

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July 22, 2014

What image do you have of Kyoto accommodation? Luxury ryokan? Friendly guesthouse? Convenient hotel near the Kyoto station?
Recently, we went for a visit to…

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Gion Festival Tour report

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July 16, 2014

This year, with the collaboration of Tomoe Sawano, heritage walker, we had prepared two Gion Matsuri walking tours, on 7/12 and 7/15. 
On 7/12, we…

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Japanese kawaii style : deco sweets atelier!

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June 12, 2014

Today I will present you an atelier of cute accessories made from small sweets replicas. Welcome to momocoxdeco in Kyoto! Passing through the atelier…

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