Author: Simone

{travel} November ’16: Shoren-In Fall Illumination

One of the reasons why every travel website out there will tell you that November is one of the best months to be in Kyoto is that, throughout that month, a lot of temples in Kyoto organize beautiful, otherworldly (lol, that word choice) fall night illuminations, where they extend their opening hours until after sunset […]

{food} Vegan In Japan [1]: Morpho Café, Kyoto

Konnichi Wa! Today is the day that I want to introduce you to another “series” *pretentiouuuuus, me sorryyyyy*  (or whatever this is). Vegan In Japan, as the name already indicates, will be all about my vegan restaurant finds, my struggles with finding food and some (hopefully helpful) tips for leading a plant-based life style in […]

{travel} November ’16: Kurama Mountain and Kibune

Hello world! I haven’t posted anything in over two weeks, so sorry about that. Life got pretty busy with finals and essays – all I did for the past two-three weeks was pretty much just drink coffee, eat food, study. Lots of coffee. Lots of food. Not so much study. Buuuuut heeeey, I just finished my […]

{travel} Things I Did In October: Halloween In Osaka

Contrary to my expectations, Halloween turned out to be an actual thing in Japan. Kind of. When I arrived in Kyoto at the beginning of September, supermarkets and department stores were already selling halloween-themed candy, halloween costumes, and even halloween-themed toilet paper. My new friends were also already pretty excited about the upcoming halloween celebrations from […]