I had heard that summers in Kyoto could be quite hot, so I was mentally prepared when I decided to live here. However, facing the relentless heat that exceeded 35 degrees Celsius day after day proved to be truly exhausting. I found myself wondering, where could I find a cool escape from the heat within Kyoto? Could it be in […]
This series of articles sees us visiting 3 different areas using 3 different railways, enjoying unique food, doing unique activities, experiencing new things, and many more!
Mount Hiei: Discover the Abundance of World Heritage Sites and Japanese Tea in Kansai with Keihan Electric Railway
Taking you on a journey starting in Uji, a town in Kyoto known for its tea, and later to the World Heritage Site; Enryakuji Temple.
Explore the charms of Maibara, while cycling along the villages and the coast of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan.
The charming town of Ogoto offers rural sceneries, relaxing herb teas, outdoor lunch, canoes, hot spring (onsen), and lamp-making activities!
Through this day trip, you’ll get to explore the charming town of Hikone, Shiga prefecture through cycling and unique activities.
Out of all the exciting places Shiga has to offer, this article will take you on a day trip to Nagahama Area & Chikubushima Island! (Just a few minutes from Kyoto!)