Miyama is a small historic Village abot 1.5 hours from Kyoto. There are 50 houses here, but 38 of these are traditional thatched roof houses.
There are 5 theatres in Japan that offer Kabuki theatre productions (something similar to Opera, but different). However, the most famous is Kabukiza located in Ginza, Tokyo.
Wanting a bit more than the usual souvenir.
Following the movements of friends, family and even famous people while they were in Japan, not only lets you see what they saw while here, but is a good source or research prior your arrival.
The mysteries and fascination surrounding Hiyoshi Toshogu Shrine.
Sometimes, it is better to have an open mind when visiting the Shrines and Temples, and actually enjoy them for what they represent today instead of trying to understand the history.
If you are a true Studio Ghibli Fan, the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo, has to be on the top of you bucket list while in Japan.
Need Inspiration? Get away from the hustle and bustle and into the mountains of Kyoto.