Kyoto 2014 Spring Illumination Event List & Calender

March 14th - 23rd: Hanatoro Illumination in Higashiyama. This is one of the biggest illumination events in Kyoto. Streets in Higashiyama Area will be lit up beautifully with flower arrangement displays created by Ikenobo group. Please check "Hanatoro: March's Best Illumination Event in Kyoto" for details.  [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d3268.1222409351885!2d135.778529!3d35.003645!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60010879a010eca9%3A0xc77ac89d5a241ae9!2z5YWr5Z2C56We56S-!5e0!3m2!1sja!2sjp!4v1394335867969&w=400&h=300] Place: Higashiyama…

Sakura Blooming Forecast 2014 Kyoto

Cherry blossoms also known as Sakura are a big deal in Japan. Everybody is looking forward to viewing the cherry blossoms which magically delight people's minds. For those who want to know how much Japanese people love this one week long event, read "Cherry Blossom Fever in Kyoto". And Kyoto…

10 Unknown Truths in Kyoto

[caption id="attachment_917" align="alignleft" width="690"] Daruma Drawing in Tenryuji Temple[/caption] For some travelers, Kyoto and Japan in general might be very different and hard to understand. That is understandable, but if the following 10 unknown truths about Kyoto are learned, the trip will be fun and less-stressful. For more information, though,…