Kyoto Gardens

Experience peaceful landscapes amidst a buzzing city strewn with tourists. Be seduced by holistic hideaways in the form of Kyoto’s most beautiful zen gardens, synonymous with the city’s status of Japan’s cultural heartland. In a place where beautiful gardens number into their hundreds, you won’t be hard pressed to find a secret sanctuary, but here…

Where to See Plum Blossoms in Kyoto

Japan is known for its incredible seasons, particularly the spring when towns, cities and countryside are awash with colour from vibrant petals on myriad types of blossoming trees and plants. Although cherry blossoms – sakura – get all the glory, Japan’s blossom season starts in late February/ early March with the much more fragrant Japanese…

Sakura Season is Upon Us! 

It’s that time of the year again. The sun has got her hat on, the tourists have descended and those elusive little petals have begun to bloom in Kyoto. I love sakura season. There’s a subtle pink glow that makes everything feel that little bit warmer and more magical. I mean, it is seriously beautiful…