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Cleanliness in Japan

Cleanliness in Japan

One of the things that impressed me the most when I visited the country is the cleanliness in Japan. There are no rubbish bins in the streets and yet, you can't find any waste not even a cigarette butt on the floor. It is extraordinary that a country with...

The Japanese Camino de Santiago

The Japanese Camino de Santiago

Have you heard of the Camino de Santiago?They are the different Christian pilgrimage routes to visit the tomb of Santiago el Mayor, located in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain), which has its origins in the Middle Ages.Did you know that more...

The narrow streets of Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka

The narrow streets of Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka

My favourite place in Kyoto is the narrow streets of Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka, located in the Higashiyama district. This area seems to transport you to the past, back to traditional Kyoto. These cobbled streets, a bit steep but pedestrianised, are full of old wooden...

What to eat in Kyoto, discover its culinary tradition

What to eat in Kyoto, discover its culinary tradition

Kyoto was, for a millennium, the imperial capital of Japan and, thanks to this, it is also a city with great culinary tradition, full of unique specialties. Discover what to eat in Kyoto in the following lines! We can talk about Kyokaiseki, with fresh seasonal...

Kyoto in 3 days, the best tour to see the city

Kyoto in 3 days, the best tour to see the city

Day 1 Welcome to the City of a thousand temples! What better way to start the day than by sightseeing around Higashiyama neighbourhood? Higashiyama is home to the iconic Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Founded in the 8th Century, the temple is famous for its wooden terrace...

Kyoto, the city of a thousand temples

Kyoto, the city of a thousand temples

Kyoto, in the central part of Honshu, the main island in the Japanese archipelago, was for a millennium the imperial capital of Japan and is know as the city of a thousand temples. It is a city of great cultural and historical wealth, full of tradition and exquisite...

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