Hiking Southern Kyoto

Waking up early in the morning on Day Three was no accident. I was set to leave Kyoto at around 5 pm that evening - meaning that I wanted to get in as many sightseeing activities as I possibly could. And with this in mind, I went off to Southern Kyoto - to visit its …

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A 3 Day Weekend in Kyoto [Video]

Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto (京都), is famous for its Buddhist and Zen Temples, Shinto Shrines and other cultural centres. After Japan moved its capital to Tokyo in 1868, Kyoto remained the country's 'intellectual center' with traditions and cultural practices being kept alive in the city. In recent years, Kyoto has become the most popular tourist …

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The Midnight Snack Booth: KitKats

Kit Kats are popular all over the world, including South Africa, however, only in Japan can you find almost every single flavour of Kit Kat. From regular, to dark, to strawberry, to cheesecake, to matcha, you can seriously get any flavour you like. Of course, just like the Baby Star Ramen, you may have to …

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