Kyoto Itinerary #3: Kinkakuji, Chion-In, Nishiki

Sunday 12 January 2020: Since the weather forecast predicted that today would be interspersed with a couple of showers throughout the day, I decided to explore the areas near where I was staying for greater ease and convenience. The main destinations were: Kinkakuji temple, Chion-In temple, Nishiki market, and the major shopping streets. My plan…

Kyoto Itinerary #1: KIX, Kiyomizu Dera, Ninenzaka&Sannenzaka

Friday 10 January 2020: My flight landed in Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) at approximately 8:30AM and I did the usual stuff such as going through customs and then collecting my luggage. Had a slight panic moment whilst at the baggage collection area because: 1. I took another person's luggage on my first try, but thankfully…

Reasons why : Kyoto and learning foreign languages

This post will be dedicated to explaining the reasons why I chose Kyoto out of all other places and my views about learning the language of the country we intend to visit. Kyoto - this is a place that I have visited twice before my solo travel. The first was in December 2016 during our…