Ohenro (お遍路) -88 Temples Pilgrimage- in Kyoto

Pilgrimage in Kyoto?  As you know, Kyoto has a lot of sightseeing spots, such as Kinkakuji temple, Kiyomizudera temple, Bamboo forest in Arashiyama and Fushimi-Inari shrine. Each is absolutely stunning, but at the same time, always crowded. You might be overwhelmed with the crowd. Today I’d like to take you off the beaten track in Kyoto. What would you say… Continue reading Ohenro (お遍路) -88 Temples Pilgrimage- in Kyoto

Enjoy the Eizan Railway, enjoy my hometown Ichijoji

“Onoriyasu” Eiden, “Oideyasu” to my hometown Ichijoji! Hi everyone! Today I’d like to introduce a small local railway which runs through my home town. It is called the Eizan Dentetsu or Eizan Electric Railway, but we call it Eiden for short. In the title, “Onoriyasu” means “Let’s get on” and “Oideyasu” means “Welcome” in traditional Kyoto dialect. Let’s Eiden a… Continue reading Enjoy the Eizan Railway, enjoy my hometown Ichijoji

The 3 Best Places to Work and Study for Free in Downtown Kyoto

Kyoto is known as the most popular tourist spot in Japan because you can experience a whole bunch of historic locations and various traditional Japanese activities. But at the same time, it offers very urban aspects in its downtown area.  Actually, I am a kind of digital nomad worker who just lives in and around downtown Kyoto and goes there… Continue reading The 3 Best Places to Work and Study for Free in Downtown Kyoto