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Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

2015/12

Japanese flower arrangements for the New Year

Japanese flower arrangements for the New Year

Temples and shrines in Kyoto start preparing for the New Year from December 13th every year, but maybe common men in Japan start after Christmas. We decorate pi...

Winter sweet “A Shogoin Turnip”

Winter sweet “A Shogoin Turnip”

When we say “turnips” in Kyoto, it often means a Shogoin turnip, which is famous as the ingredient of tasty Japanese pickles called “Senmai zuke”. In teaceremon...

The way of drinking light tea

The way of drinking light tea

We start preparing for the New Year’s Day after Christmas. The first tea ceremony is the annual event in Japan. When we say tea ceremony, it sometimes means 3 t...

Teramachi Street in Kyoto

Teramachi Street in Kyoto

On the way back from Ippodo tea shop, I’ve found interesting souvenir shops on Teramachi Street, which we have many antique shops and galleries. We can meet new...

Public Baths in Kyoto

Public Baths in Kyoto

It is said that bath with citron “yuzuyu” has the origin in Kyoto. The winter solstice is the shortest daylight in the year. It is thought to be the day of the ...

Christmas Tea Ceremony

Christmas Tea Ceremony

When it comes to Japan’s Christmas, we usually think decorating Christmas trees and having chickens or cakes with family or friends are the mainstream. In this ...

You can do this way of tea everywhere!

You can do this way of tea everywhere!

After learning the way of folding the cloth “fukusa” to purify tea utensils and the way of examining a bamboo tea whisk, the way of “Ryakubon” is the first “way...

Japanese Tea Ceremony in table and chair style

Japanese Tea Ceremony in table and chair style

We have the way of tea in table chair style called “Ryu-rei. It’s the new style created in 1872 by the 11th grand master of Urasenke tea ceremony school. Gengen...

Yuzu(Citrus junos) ;winter fruit in Japan

Yuzu(Citrus junos) ;winter fruit in Japan

Yuzu is the winter fruit often used for Japanese sweets and meals. Since it has strong fragrance, we sometimes use Yuzu for pepper, fresh sour, or float them on...

Festivals in temples and shrines

Festivals in temples and shrines

Temples and shrines hold a memorial service for the day related to gods. It is believed that we can receive more blessings if we visit in the memorial day, so s...

Events of Boiling radish in Kyoto

Events of Boiling radish in Kyoto

Some shrines and temples in Kyoto have the event of boiling Japanese white radish in the beginning of December. Seeing boiled radish in the big pot, we feel the...

My memories in Kyoto

My memories in Kyoto

My customers in Tea Ceremony Koto often ask “where did you study English?” “Is it your family job?” Actually, I’m not born in a historic family of tea ceremony ...

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