Category Archives: Kyoto

Geiko Entertainment / So-long Japan!

Last night we had reservations for a traditional Japanese kaiseki dinner at the Kiku-no-i (meaning “well of chrysanthemum”), a 3-star Michelin-rated restaurant in Kyoto. The restaurant is owned and operated by its chef, Mr. Yoshihiro Murata, the Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Kyoto, Day 2: Enlightenment

Okay, on to Day 2 in Kyoto. After sleeping in the same room with my dad for a night, I have come to the conclusion that he snores — loudly. Especially after a few glasses of sake. This was reconfirmed … Continue reading

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Japarazzi

Something I forgot to add in my last post: While we were at the Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto (our first stop), we were swarmed by at least a dozen groups of Japanese children on field trips. Pen and paper in … Continue reading

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Kyoto: the “Capitol City”

Rewind to our first morning in Kyoto… Our bags were picked up from The Capitol Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo at 7:30am to be transferred to Kyoto, the former imperial capitol of Japan and one of the best preserved cities in … Continue reading

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