Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

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The Tea Ceremony for Chrysanthemum Festival

The Tea Ceremony for Chrysanthemum Festival

It’s getting cooler in the morning and night in Kyoto recently. We can feel the beginning of the autumn although it’s still hot and humid in the afternoon. Talk...

What’s “Okuribi” in Kyoto? It’s August 16th at night every year.

What’s “Okuribi” in Kyoto? It’s August 16th at night every year.

We have the important event “Okuribi” to pray for our forefathers at night on August 16th  every year in Kyoto. 5 mountains will have fires which shapes are「大」「...

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...

Walking through the loop made of straw, we can be healthy in the last half year!

Walking through the loop made of straw, we can be healthy in the last half year!

June 30th is the day to eat Minazuki made of sweet beans and rice cake! The annual event called “Nagoshinoharae” are held in many shrines in Kyoto. It’s for war...

The legend of Alter &Vega in July 7th in Japan. ~Tea Ceremony for Star festival~

The legend of Alter &Vega in July 7th in Japan. ~Tea Ceremony for Star festival~

The star festival called Tanabata is derived from the legend of Alter and Vega, who were parted between the milky way. July 7th is the only one day in the year ...

The luxurious Japanese restaurant in Kyoto, where you can bring a baby as well.

The luxurious Japanese restaurant in Kyoto, where you can bring a baby as well.

Sho-zan resort in Kyoto Takagamine is near Kinkakuji, known as the beautiful maple leaves. The famous artist, Ko-etsu Honami (1558-1637) opened the artist villa...

What’s Aikido? Many foreign students also learn in Kyoto Nishijin!

What’s Aikido? Many foreign students also learn in Kyoto Nishijin!

I don’t know much about warrior and Samurai and have no experience of them. However, when you listen to the story of Tea Ceremony, warrior and chivalry, I think...

TO-FU Ice cream Maiko and Geiko near Kitanotenmangu love!

TO-FU Ice cream Maiko and Geiko near Kitanotenmangu love!

TO-FU CAFÉ Fujino is the western style café using Japanese To-fu, which is soy milk curdled by bittern. Not only the traditional tofu and yuba lunch, but also t...

It’s difficult to say who is the most beautiful! ~ Iris in May in Japan~

It’s difficult to say who is the most beautiful! ~ Iris in May in Japan~

Aoi festival was held in May 15th the day before yesterday, so the best season for iris passed, but still we can see beautiful purple flowers in O-ta shrine, th...

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