Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

2016/7

The top quality summer sweets in Kyoto “a drop of cool water”

The top quality summer sweets in Kyoto “a drop of cool water”

Murasakino Gensui is the small Japanese sweet shop near the word office of Kita-ku (north of Kyoto city). It’s on the path I used to walk every day for 9 years ...

The specail sweets for Gion festival in Kyoto

The specail sweets for Gion festival in Kyoto

We had the second highlight called “Ato-matsuri” of Gion festival in Kyoto yesterday. It was the parade of floats (yama & hoko) to wish our sound health, wh...

Cooler tea ceremony in summer even without cold green tea!

Cooler tea ceremony in summer even without cold green tea!

Since it’s hot and humid in Kyoto, everybody loves to eat ice cream, watermelon, and the shaved ice in summer. One day, Japanese tourists open our gate and said...

The symbol crests for Gion festival in Kyoto

The symbol crests for Gion festival in Kyoto

If we carefully see the displays or Japanese sweets in Kyoto, we can find the 2 symbol crests for Gion festival everywhere in July. They are “hidari mitsu domoe...

Let’s go to Gion festival wearing Yukata!

Let’s go to Gion festival wearing Yukata!

Gion festival in July is one of the 3 biggest festivals in Kyoto. The highlight of Gion festival is the parade of yama &hoko on July 17th, but we can enjoy ...

Enjoy the height of the season in the tea ceremony!

Enjoy the height of the season in the tea ceremony!

My foreign customers often ask me “What’s the purpose of the tea ceremony? or “ What occasions do you have tea ceremony?”. These are the unique questions Japane...

Japanese sweets for summer! 

Japanese sweets for summer! 

It’s getting hotter and more humid in July in Kyoto. We can hear the sounds of Gion festival on the main street, Sanjo and Shijo. Hearing the sounds of the fest...

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