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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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The float ceremony of the Gion Festival, a cultural property?!

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June 20, 2014

Kyoto has been the center of Japanese culture for more than a thousand years, and there are as much as 17 World Heritage Sites…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

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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GION FESTIVAL 2014

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May 29, 2014

Have you ever seen a matsuri, Japanese traditional festival? Don’t miss it while travelling to Japan! Its ambience can’t be described with words, you…

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AOI MATSURI 2014 (Part 3)

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May 20, 2014

Here is my favourite photo of Aoi Matsuri :

These two are looking so good together!..

Two more people who don’t match the solemn atmosphere of…

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