Kyoto

Strolling around ancient Japan’s former Imperial Capital.

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Kyoto: Arinco Matcha Roll at Arashiyama

I discovered Arinco, a swiss roll specialty chain that’s apparently da bomb in Japan while I was taking a stroll with The F Man at Arashiyama (嵐山) . With my sharp skills of deduction, I figured that Arinco was famous or at least featured on Japanese TV. There was a crowd around the outlet and everyone was buying these swiss rolls […]

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Style: A World Away From My Own

As I strolled through the vermillion torii gates (鳥居) at the Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社), I was trying desperately to catch my breath for two reasons. One, the view of rows and rows of these gates was absolutely stunning that it took my breath away; It was a world away from my own… And two, the trek up through the […]

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