the heart-shaped bread for the project

Ame no Hi mo Kaze no Hi mo

Ame no Hi mo Kaze no Hi mo is a bakery in Kyoto. The owner has won many prizes and opened this shop in 2011. The bakery’s name is a Japanese phrase that is used […]


Inoko Festival

What Is Inoko Festival? Inoko Festival is a Shinto ritual of Go-o Shrine that is annually held on November 1st. Go-o Shrine is situated just across Karasuma Street from Kyoto Imperial Palace. The shrine is […]

the sarumochi with hojicha tea

Saruya (in Shimogamo Shrine)

Saruya is a sweet and tea shop located in Shimogamo Shrine that is well known as a World Heritage Site in Kyoto. The specialty is a sweet called sarumochi, which is made by Housendo. Housendo […]


 Jidai Matsuri

 Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) is known as one of the three main festivals of the city of Kyoto, together with Gion Matsuri and Aoi Matsuri. It is held by Heian Shrine from October […]