August 13, 2017.Reading time 14 minutes.
Kyoto 1 Day Itinerary What to do on a Kyoto 1 Day Itinerary? Explore the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Taisha and the little town of Uji. Kyoto has countless things to see and do but these two should not be missed. As well as being famous for matcha, Uji is home to the World […]
May 11, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
After temple hopping in Kyoto and spending a day discovering Osaka, I headed to the small town of Uji. Uji is known for ukai (鵜飼 – cormorant fishing) a traditional fishing method which uses cormorant to catch fish. This technique has been used over a thousand years. Now it’s a very popular summer activity for tourists […]