When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone’s minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you … Continue reading 5 Must Eat Foods in Japan
It’s no secret that Kyoto is the centre of Japanese culture. The city was once the capital of Japan, and it’s architecture clearly reflects this. With literally hundreds of Shrines and temples at every other street, it can get difficult … Continue reading Top 5 best Temples/Shrines in Kyoto
Summer in Japan can get pretty hot and humid, but it’s also a great excuse to stuff your face with cold, sweet Japanese desserts! If you’re travelling to Japan during this time, here is a list of desserts to look … Continue reading Desserts you must try in Japan!
There are a few things that I learnt during my month long trip to Japan. Since I was travelling mostly on my own, I did a lot of research to find places to go and things to do. Japan is … Continue reading Travelling to Japan soon? Read these tips before you go!
Kura Sushi is an extremely popular sushi chain that can literally be found everywhere in Japan, and for good reason – it takes everyone’s favourite conveyer belt sushi and adds a fun element by introducing a lucky draw. And the … Continue reading Sushi in Japan that won’t Break your Bank Account – Kura Sushi
During my stay with Ritsumeikan University, I had the opportunity to visit the Kyoto Museum for world peace, which is affiliated with the university. The small museum reflects on Japan’s activities during World War II (Referred to as the 15 … Continue reading The Kyoto Museum for World Peace- exploring history from another perspective
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddies and even our teachers at the university, and so we immediately … Continue reading Food of Kyoto – Jumbo Okonomiyaki
While I was in Kyoto I had the chance to visit Myoshinji temple to try out zen meditation. Myoshinji is a large temple complex with many sub temples within its vicinity. The meditation was held at Taizoin temple, the oldest sub temple … Continue reading Trying zen meditation in Japan