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Alternative to Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market: Kyoto Wholesale Food Market

Alternative to Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market: Kyoto Wholesale Food Market
For most tourists that visit Japan, the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo is high on their list of places to go and experience. Tsukiji is indeed excellent but it is getting harder and harder experience as... read more

Kyoto Okaju Japanese Lacquer ‘Fude’ Brush Pen

Kyoto Okaju Japanese Lacquer ‘Fude’ Brush Pen
A number of Kyoto companies and artisans working in the traditional Kyoto industries have begun to develop novel products for contemporary lifestyle that are based upon or utilize some aspects of trad... read more

知られざる賀茂祭りと祇園御霊会ー京における水の信仰をめぐってー

知られざる賀茂祭りと祇園御霊会ー京における水の信仰をめぐってー
民俗学者で佛教大学教授の八木透先生の講演会に参加しました。題名は「知られざる賀茂祭りと祇園御霊会ー京における水の信仰をめぐってー」です。平安貴族の装束を身にまとった行列で有名な賀茂祭(葵祭)と17日の山鉾巡行で有名な祇園祭は、意外にも「水」が儀式の重要な役割を果たすという点で共通している、という内容で、水の神、水への強い信仰を表す儀式をたくさん紹介して頂きました。京都の地下には、琵琶湖とほぼ同じ水... read more

Kyoto Fushimi Sake Cider

Kyoto Fushimi Sake Cider
Yamamoto Honke sake brewery, established in 1677, is a among the oldest sake breweries in Fushimi, the sake brewing district of Kyoto. On June 1st of this year, Yamamoto Honke released a new and novel... read more

Kyoto Accomodation: ‘The Screen’ Boutique Hotel

Kyoto Accomodation: ‘The Screen’ Boutique Hotel
The Screen is a bit of an anomaly for ancient Kyoto, but a one of a kind place to stay and well worth your consideration. I have passed by The Screen countless times and been in once to have a look ar... read more

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha
There is a shrine for just about anything that you can imagine in Kyoto, and quite a few for things that you might not be able to imagine. This one is for beauty. When you come to town you can stop by... read more
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Sightseeing

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Used Book Fair at Chion-ji Temple - Autumn

The Autumn Used Book Fair (Aki-no-Furuhon Matsuri) in Kyoto takes place every year at Chio...

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Daimonji Viewing Party at Hirosawa Pond

Daimonji, or properly, Gozan-no-Okuribi is a very fascinating and unique ceremonial event ...

Dining

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha The Taste of Real Sake in Kyoto: Sake Bar Asakura (with Fluent English Service)

"Welcome to the world of REAL SAKE!! Have you ever tasted fruity, rich flavored sake, unpa...

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Best Cheap Eats: Ootoya Teishoku Restaurant (800 yen)

Ootoya Gohan-dokoro is conveniently located in the bustling Sanjo-Kawaramachi neighborhood...

Stores

Kyoto's Ghost Candy Shop Kyoto's Ghost Candy Shop

In Japan, summer is the season when people think about the deceased more than any other ti...

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Beautifully Frightening: Kyoto Aloha Shirt Marker Pagong's Haunted House PR Coup

Why go to a haunted house in the summer? According to Japanese culture, there is a good re...

Accommodation

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Accomodation: 'The Screen' Boutique Hotel

The Screen is a bit of an anomaly for ancient Kyoto, but a one of a kind place to stay and...

Experience

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Experience Processing and Making Your Own Tea at Fukujuen Kobo in Uji

Fukujuen is one of the most famous tea companies in Kyoto and has over 210 years of histor...

Museum

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum Early Autumn Exhibition 2013: Motomasa Kurita

A new exhibition has opened at Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum, this time with works by ta...

Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum Summer 2013 Exhibition: The Work of Toun Shishido Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum Summer 2013 Exhibition: The Work of Toun Shishido

As preparations for Kyoto’s Gion Festival get under way, Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum i...

Shokunin

Introducing Takaokaya -- Handcrafted Cushions and Bedding from Kyoto Introducing Takaokaya -- Handcrafted Cushions and Bedding from Kyoto

Takaokaya: Handcrafted Contemporary & Traditional Zabuton Cushions and Futon Bedding f...

京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組 京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組

私は今年も京都北山の中源株式曾社「本仕込」研修会に参加しました。このイベントでは尾島俊明氏の尾島組の「本仕込」作業を見えます。尾島俊明氏は北山の「本仕込」の事を説明した時に私はiP...

Artist

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Noh Theater Kotsuzumi Drum Performer: Naoyasu Sowa

The art of Noh theater is a complex mixture of dance, drama, music and poetry that was for...

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto 'Biwa Hoshi' Musician: Kyokusei Katayama

Kyokusei Katayama is a master of the traditional Japanese musical instrument called the bi...

Product

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Kitayama Lumberjack Sushi

To make this sushi, in addition to a kitchen, a woodshop is required! Masakazu Hatadan run...

Kyoto Beauty Shrine: Yasaka Sub-shrine Utsukushi Gozensha Kyoto Kitayama Sugi 'Meiboku' Hand Carved Chopsticks

Yesterday I was back up in Kitayama, the North Mountains of Kyoto, working on my new 'lumb...

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