kyoto

{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} Things I Did In October: Mount Daimonji

October in Japan was still crazy warm and pretty sunny for most of the time, and on a particularly nice Sunday, a few friends and I decided to pretend like we’re active, health-conscious people by hiking Mount Daimonji. This particular mountain offers a beautiful, but also relatively easily accessible view of the city and its […]