Dining etiquette in Japan

Dining etiquette in Japan

Having manners while you dine out is important in every country, but in Japan there are certain rules you should follow if you don’t want to make a scene. They aren’t laws, but they are the common practices that everyone does, so follow along and you won’t stand out too much like a tourist (or be considered rude, which is even worse).

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Part Two: Exploring Tofukuji Temple

Part Two: Exploring Tofukuji Temple

Tofukuji Temple is not as popular as Fushimi Inari or the other big tourist spots in Kyoto, but it is still a must see. The temple grounds are so large that you will never run into a large crowd, which is a nice change of pace compared to so many other spots in Kyoto (and even better these days when we should be keeping our physical distance as much as we can, along with wearing a mask). Continue reading “Part Two: Exploring Tofukuji Temple”

Hotel Review: The Gate Hotel by Kaminarimon by HULIC

Hotel Review: The Gate Hotel by Kaminarimon by HULIC

The Gate Hotel by Kaminarimon in Asakusa, Tokyo is one of the nicer hotels I have stayed in while visiting Tokyo. It is also right across the street from Sensoji Temple, putting it in an ideal location for any tourist wanting to explore this part of Tokyo.

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