Tag: Kyoto

A Walk down the Philosopher’s Path
Cities, Japan

A Walk down the Philosopher’s Path

Follow the footsteps of the famed Japanese philosopher, Nishida Kitaro, as I walk down the Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto. The narrow canal flows by the path, while the red and yellow hues of autumn color the trees overhead. I’m walking down a path by the canal, enjoying the tranquil atmosphere, […]

A Stroll through Kyoto’s Kitchen
Travel, Japan, Photo Essays

A Stroll through Kyoto’s Kitchen

Kyoto’s four hundred year old Nishiki Market is a virtual paradise for food and ethnic Japanese goods. Join me as I walk through Japan’s most iconic markets. Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, Nishiki Market is a lively market in Kyoto that dates back to over four hundred years. It’s a great […]

Geisha Spotting on the Streets of Gion
Travel, Cities, Japan

Geisha Spotting on the Streets of Gion

Geishas have long held popular attention for being beautiful and enigmatic. I joined a walking tour in Kyoto to explore this facet of Japanese culture. Many cities come alive at night, with neon lights and frenzied party goers. Gion too comes alive at night, but in a more measured and […]