10 Travel Facts about Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto

11 Amazing Facts about Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto

Interested in visiting Kyoto in Japan? Don’t miss Kiyomizu Temple which of course made my list of things to do in Kyoto. Here are some photos and facts

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The Perils and Perks of Potties in Japan

I love funny travel stories, don’t you? So here’s a funny travel tale about my experiences with the toilets of Japan. Apart from fine food, great scenery

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Secrets of Happiness from Japan – True Travel Story

Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto is a world heritage site. Kiyomizu means clear water and the temple was built on a hillside with a spring overlooking

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Capture the Colours – Travel Photos from Japan

Red and yellow and green and blue, purple and orange and pink…. Sounds familiar? Well fortunately I can’t sing you a rainbow but I can show you

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Mystical, Magical Myotsu-ji Temple

It’s not just the cold that will take your breath away when you visit Myotsu-ji Temple in rural Japan. The grand red entrance way leading over a bridge

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Fukui Japan travel tips

Snow Time, Fire Festivals and Hot Springs in Japan

Fukui Prefecture is thought to be the happiest place in Japan and the locals certainly seemed happy when I arrived in Kastsuyama for the Sagicho

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Things to do in Kyoto

25 Things to Do in Kyoto

Does the name Kyoto ring a bell? The Japanese city of Kyoto has held a special place in Japanese hearts for centuries but Kyoto became a global household name in 1997, after the United

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Is it Safe to Travel to Japan? What You Should Know One Year After the Tsunami.

Is it Safe to Travel to Japan?

2.4 million people would prefer not to know. That’s the drop in tourists traveling to Japan in 2011 after the March 11 tsunami as compared to the

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Kanazawa: Historic Japan Travel Tips

24 Hours in Kanazawa: Historic Japan Travel Tips

“You can forget your lunch but never forget your umbrella.” That’s a local saying in the

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How I Got Headhunted for a Jaunt to Japan

Last month, in among the hundreds of emails I get each day, this one stood out: “Dear Annabel, Your blog bio says you have traveled to Southeast Asia and India, but have you been to

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Author: Annabel Candy