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France’s SEAL Team Six

The famed French paramilitary hostage-rescue unit took down the Charlie Hebdo killers. But there are fears it’ll be overwhelmed by a wave of new …

Kyoto on a budget

Despite the recent strength of the yen, Kyoto is a bargain compared to cities like London, Paris, New York or Sydney.<p>Despite the recent strength of the yen, Kyoto is a bargain compared to cities like London, Paris, New York or Sydney. In fact, for less than you might spend on a good hotel in any of …

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Nishiki Market, Kyoto, Japan

Sampling the multifaceted pleasures of Japan's culinary crown jewel<p>Though I've visited so many great food bazaars in Japan, for my money, the …

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3 Perfect Tokyo and Kyoto Itineraries

While there are countless worthwhile tourist destinations spread throughout Japan, like Osaka, Hiroshima, and Mount Fuji, most travelers only have …

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Introducing the Kyoto Bloggers Support Group for Information Exchange, Community & Collaboration

On Thursday 6th of March 18 Kyoto based bloggers got together for a casual meet-and greet style party at “The Public House” on Shichijo. This …

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Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto

CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN KYOTO<p>Photograph by <b>T. KIYA on Flickr</b><p>For three weeks starting from the vernal equinox (around March 20), cherry blossoms in Kyoto …

Leading Kyoto’s New Charm Offensive

Spiritual Home of the Japanese People<p><b>INTERVIEWER</b> Could you begin by telling us where you think the charm of Kyoto lies?<p><b>KADOKAWA DAISAKU</b> Peter …

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Snapshots from Japan: Nishiki Market in Kyoto

GallerySnapshots from Japan: Nishiki Market in Kyoto<p>Though sushi, tempura, and teriyaki are well known Japanese dishes, one trip through <b>Nishiki Market</b> reveals just how much Japanese cuisine remains unfamiliar in much of the United States. Known as "Kyoto's Kitchen," this vibrant market features 126 …

Geishas in Kyoto: 7 things to know before going to Gion | CNN Travel

Gion Festival Displays Kyoto’s Lavish Hospitality

Lanterns light up the main street of Kyoto as crowds take in the pre-parade atmosphere.<p>Central Kyoto Transformed<p>The sound of gongs, flutes, and drums …

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Spirited Away in Kyoto

From the November 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>From the November 2012 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p>I first arrived in Kyoto Station, with my mother, in 1984: just a three-day layover en route to the countries that had enchanted me the year before, Thailand and Burma. We looked …

Exploring Japan's Toei Kyoto Studio Park | CNN Travel

Mayor of Kyoto has big plans for tourism

For Kyoto to continue growing as a tourism-oriented city, it must take steps that combine landscape planning with services, the mayor …

'Kyoto: Splendors of the Ancient Capital'

After five years of construction, the Kyoto National Museum is ready to open a new wing, the Heisei Chishinkan, on Sept. 13 2014. To celebrate, the …

World Heritage Kyoto by John Dougill

<i>Our good friend, John Dougill, recently published a wonderful (and beautifully illustrated) book on Japan’s World Heritage Sites. Today he has been</i> …

Exploring Kyoto's Lake Biwa Canal

Autumn is a great season to visit Kyoto, to enjoy its many historical monuments, framed by the changing leaves. Let's take a walk on the eastern side …

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Matcha Tea & Machiya in Kyoto – Two Articles for GuideAdvisor

Whether you are interested in tea ceremony or traditional architecture, two pieces I wrote for GuideAdvisor earlier this year, offer my top tips for …

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Kyoto: Discovering the Beauty in Imperfection - Wabi-Sabi

Whether or not you are familiar with Wabi-Sabi, it is a difficult concept to fully understand.<p>Whether or not you are familiar with Wabi-Sabi, it is a …

In Praise of Ascension's Kyoto Brew, Dallas' Most Powerful Cup of Coffee

Here's what I felt like going back to my apartment after drinking the Kyoto Brew<p><i>Ghostbusters 2</i><p><b>Post Kyoto: 10 minutes:</b> Oh, I need to do the laundry. …

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