LUXURY KYOTO

Gion_Hatanaka02

 

I was lucky enough to be invited to visit Kyoto recently by Kyoto Luxury Tours. Part of the Kyoto Tourism Council, it offers luxury tours of the City of Kyoto and represents traditional upmarket  boutique accommodation, mostly in the form of traditional ryokans.  While Tokyo is fast-paced, industrialised, and represents the modern face of Japan, Kyoto is slower-paced. It is also the best place to see and experience traditional Japanese culture. Omotenashi, the Japanese tradition of hospitality is alive and well here.

Over 2,000 shrines and temples are dotted around the city, and as Kyoto was spared the destruction that other cities suffered during the Second World War, it remains home to around 20% of Japan’s national treasures, as well as a wealth of world heritage.

In upcoming posts I’ll be covering what to do in Kyoto whether you’ve got 24 hours or a week, and why I love the food here.  Amongst other topics, I’ll be covering:

  • Great places to stay such as Japanese ryokans and machiya houses with Luxury Kyoto
  • Hoshinoya resort and its Michelin star restaurant
  • Great places to eat in Kyoto or kaiseki cuisine
  • The art of zen
  • Japanese toilets
  • The art of the Japanese Tea ceremony
  • 16 things to do in Kyoto including visiting an ethereal bamboo forest

In the meantime for more information, visit http://www.luxurykyoto.jp

LUXURY KYOTO
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

LEAVE A READER REVIEW





*

Our Posts

  • LA SULTANA LUXURY RESORT MOROCCO

    Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablan...

  • IL PELLICANO

    Il Pellicano Porto Ercole - Tuscany - Italy “The most romantic ...

  • GALLERY M PHOENIX

    Jogjyakarta in Central Java is sadly overlooked by many travellers but...

  • NOVOTEL LOMBOK

    Lombok doesn't have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have bet...

  • HOTEL SO SOFITEL HUA HIN

    I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I d...

OUR TWEETS

Love this spot! couldn't agree more @TheLuxeNomad if you want a quiet spot in #thailand away from #Phuket crowds t… https://t.co/lEEnyHz1nc
- Wednesday Nov 29 - 9:21pm

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/BCCzSVr0uZ The Secret to Self-Motivation | One of the Best Speeches Ever
- Tuesday Nov 28 - 2:02pm

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/Q3Pzn9EEj4 Amy Shark - ADORE [Official Music Video]
- Tuesday Nov 28 - 1:31pm

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/czEjg6mUd2 Gang of Youths - The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows
- Tuesday Nov 28 - 1:29pm

Instagram

  • #sunset at #rickscafe the legendary gathering and drinking spot on the cliffs at WestEnd #jamaica and just like every other night there's a #reggae band playing
  • #Rasta salad at INI Rastarant on West End Road #on the way to West End cliffs #Negril  #rastafarian is the only vegetarian food I can get in #Jamaica so #blessings to the #rastafarians
  • Must be time to leave this beach soon! Hey there's a boat! Great! #Jamaica #Negril