Between 2009 and 2012 I wrote a monthly column for Kyoto Visitor’s Guide. Some of those articles are still online. Here is a selection of ten pieces that have best stood the test of time. I should add that I did not write the titles…
A Guide to Kyoto’s Most Informative Websites
For my final article for Kyoto Visitors Guide I listed the most useful websites for people visiting this city.
Kozmoz New York Coffee
Kozmoz New York Coffee is an American style cafe/diner tucked away in Fushimi Momoyama. What makes this establishment a little bit different though, is that every yen made goes towards a good cause: funding social outreach programs…
Obanzai at Mund Shokudo
Many restaurants in Kyoto specialize in serving obanzai style home cooked cuisine and one such restaurant is Mund Shokudo: a little diner in central Kyoto offering good old fashioned wholesome Kyoto dishes with a subtle creative flair.
A Place Called UrBANGUILD…
Let me tell you a story, about a place called UrBANGUILD… It’s a kind of fairytale, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true…
To-ji Temple’s Kobo-san
Introducing the flea market at Toji Temple. This famous market goes back hundreds of years and here among the historic buildings and bustling crowds you can get a true feel for what makes Kyoto tick.
Chocolatier Double Sept
A specialty chocolate shop in Kyoto city center, with a huge variety of flavours to choose from and which serves hot chocolate to drink when the weather gets chilly…
Three floors of super affordable booze and nosh in a casual atmosphere where everyone crowds in together and you may easily find yourself striking up a conversation with your neighboring tablemates.
A Visual Koan
The famous rock garden at Ryoan-ji as seen through the eyes of the Beat generation’s Will Petersen.