hashirii-mochi and hojicha tea

Yawata Hashirii-Mochi Roho

Yawata Hashirii-mochi Roho is a traditional Japanese sweet cafe that you can eat a local specialty of Yawata City, Hashirii-mochi. Yawata City is located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture and famous for Iwashimizu […]


Tanden-an Temple (Graffiti Temple)

Let’s Visit ‘Graffiti Temple’! Usually, you must not deface things in temples and shrines. It is regarded as a crime. However, in Kyoto, there is a temple where visitors can write their wishes on the […]


Sakura (Sewari-tei in Yawata City, Kyoto)

Yawata Cherry Blossom Festival I went to see cherry blossoms (Japanese: sakura) at Sewari-tei in Yawata City, Kyoto. ‘Sewari-tei’ means ‘a separation levee’, and it is located at the confluence of three rivers – Kizu […]