Kyoto part 3

After our wonderful time spent with monkeys at Arashiyama, we headed back to the Kyoto station area to find some dinner. Before we managed that, however, we decided to make a quick stop at a purikura machine. After that we went back to our hostel (the amazing Hana Hostel which I highly recommend) to get…

Kyoto continued

After Kinkakuji, we took the tram to Arashiyama. First we had some odango since we were starving! Then we went up the mountain to see some monkeys! The monkeys are Macau, which are the only kind of monkeys in Japan. Good to know! But I didn’t see any deer. Just thinking about life! When we…

Kyoto–it’s just like the pictures

I’ve done a fair amount of traveling, and obviously I enjoy it or I wouldn’t keep doing it. However, most places I’ve been usually have a moment of “well that’s not what it looks like in the the pictures…” or some other slightly disappointing element to it. However, my trip to Kyoto did not disappoint….