Kyoto Side Trips

Kinosaki Onsen

2016-12-07T08:18:38+00:00

Kinosaki Onsen (城崎温泉) is a popular hot spring town in Kansai. The town is full of ryokans (Japanese style lodge) [...]

Kinosaki Onsen2016-12-07T08:18:38+00:00

Uji

2018-07-01T16:18:06+00:00

Uji (宇治) is a popular tourist spot known for it's many centuries old shrines and temples, 2 of which are [...]

Uji2018-07-01T16:18:06+00:00

Himeji

2018-07-09T13:29:13+00:00

Himeji is most famous for it's castle, which became a World Heritage Site in 1995.  It's a great place to [...]

Himeji2018-07-09T13:29:13+00:00

Takayama

2018-07-09T13:31:32+00:00

Takayama is a beautiful town in the Japanese Alps.  It is famous for it's festivals, markets and old-fashioned atmosphere.  It [...]

Takayama2018-07-09T13:31:32+00:00

Ise Shrines

2018-07-09T13:31:23+00:00

The Ise shrines are often regarded to be in the top 3 shrine areas in Japan.  The simple, yet spectacular [...]

Ise Shrines2018-07-09T13:31:23+00:00

Nara

2018-07-09T13:55:13+00:00

Nara iorr a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of great shrines and temples, not far from Kyoto and Osaka.  A must-visit for [...]

Nara2018-07-09T13:55:13+00:00

Kobe

2018-07-10T14:00:59+00:00

Kobe (神戸) is a stylish city not far from Kyoto and Osaka, that is known as one of the first ports [...]

Kobe2018-07-10T14:00:59+00:00

Hiroshima

2018-07-10T14:01:01+00:00

Hiroshima (広島) can be an extremely emotional, sad place, but it's one that must be visited.  During World War 2 [...]

Hiroshima2018-07-10T14:01:01+00:00