Kokyo

One of the biggest festivals in Kyoto, Aoi Matsuri

Aoi Matsuri flickr.com/ Aoi Matsuri (葵祭) is one of the three most famous and graceful festivals in Kyoto, held by two Kamo shrines in the north of city- Shimogamo Shrine and Kamogamo Shrine. This festival is held each year on 15th of May. There are about 500 people dressed in elegant ancient costumes wearing traditional…

Top 3 Cherry Blossom Viewing spots in Tokyo

It’s Sakura time here in Tokyo and the smell of Cherry blossoms are in the air! There is nothing like Cherry Blossom season in Japan. Unfortunately there is such a short window of opportunity to see these lovely blossoms that it is all about timing! It’s amazing what a difference a few days make. Will…

Travel to Tokyo’s 7 sightseeing spots for only JPY600!

There’s no arguing Tokyo is a sea of wonderful places. Any person’s time (and energy) is almost never enough to experience all the awesomeness of this superb city. This awesomeness however, seems to have taken a toll on the affordability of transportation in Tokyo – transportation fare in this city costs an arm and a…