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Kyoto’s Top 5 ‘Machiya’ Cafés

Some of Kyoto's most stylish cafés can be found in repurposed traditional houses.

Kyoto's Crème de la Crème of Fried Food

Hiding in a dead-end lane in downtown Kyoto, Kushi Tanaka is no mere izakaya.

The Complete Guide to Everything Kyoto

From green tea acai bowls to Zuki Matsuri, Amazing Kyoto is the cream of the crop when it comes to Kyoto guidebooks.

Kyoto's Top 3 'Kyozushi' Restaurants

Landlocked Kyoto has its own take on sushi that's well worth checking out.

Kyoto's Hidden Gem: Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

While Kyoto is full of big-name temples, it's also replete with secret spots like Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple, where you can find 1,200 statues of the disciples of the historical Buddha.

Step into Japan's Photographic Past

Travel back in time to an era of Japan where trains were just starting to pop up and skyscrapers didn't yet dot the landscape with these late 19th century photographs.

10 Michelin-Starred Lunch Spots in Kansai

At lunch time, hot Michelin restaurants can be within the reach of even a more modest budget!

Japan Voyage: Osaka, Nara, Kyoto & More

A quick-flash tour of what to see, when to visit, how to get around, what to eat and drink, where to stay and what you shouldn't miss!

Clean-Aired Cafés: 5 Super Smoke-Free Chains!

Smoke-free sipping may not be Japan-standard just yet, but now you can at least enjoy your coffee in clean air at a few more non-Starbucks chains almost anywhere in the country!

10 Unforgettable Old-School Cafés in Kyoto

Kyoto's hip coffee culture is nothing new. Check out these 10 cafés that are decades-old relics (or at least look like one), and are full of character.

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

Halal Friendly Bento in Japan

Ever think of eating bento in Japan, but had trouble finding one that's halal? Wherever you are, we've got you covered!

Michelin 2016: Kyoto, Nara, Kobe & Osaka

All About's Kansai gourmet guide analyzes Michelin's 2016 guides to the best restaurants in Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka.

Kyoto's 6 Best Third-Wave Coffee Shops

Tokyo may seem like the coffee capital of Japan, but Kyoto certainly gives it a run for its money.

Kendo Looks Awesome in Kyoto

This incredible video will make you want to pick up a sword and visit Kyoto. In a good way.

Spruce Up Your Home with Kyoto Incense Sticks

These Shofuan incense sticks come in one of 12 boxes, each matched to the seasons and events of Kyoto.

A Guide to Japanese Spirits

Be on the lookout for 'yokai' dwellings in Tokyo and beyond!

These 4 Kyoto Videos Will Make Your Heart Ache

Day or night, there’s no place in Japan better for enjoying Japan's gorgeous autumn season than Kyoto.

5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.

Amazing Art Aquarium Takes Over Nijo Castle

As part of a celebration honoring Rimpa, a 400-year-old painting technique, an incredible series of illuminated aquariums has been set up in Kyoto.

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