Tag Archives: Kyoto city

Once upon a time I had a grand dream to walk along the Tokaido Road, to embrace the spirit of 17th-18th-century Japan, to experience the life of a wanderer. A wonderful dream, but an unfulfillable…

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A couple of days ago I had a great conversation with JJ from Southern Demonology podcast. We started with the mystic origins of Kyoto, monkey temples, Abe no Seimei and moved to Himeji – the…

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This time I want to tell you the story of the most glamorous building in Japan – the Golden Pavilion.

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In the very first episode of Japan Explained I will address the biggest misconception about Japanese culture. You guessed it right, Geisha.

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