[Limited period offer] Azuki Gayu – Azuki Rice Porridge

[Limited period offer] Azuki Gayu – Azuki Rice Porridge

Azuki Gayu ‘Azuki’ means ‘red beans’, and ‘Gayu’ means ‘rice porridge’ in Japanese language. So ‘Azuki Gayu’ means ‘Japanese red bean rice porridge’. Azuki beans are used as red rice in celebration. Red color of Azuki beans has been said to have the power of amulet. From the winter solstice the power of the sun […]

Arashiyama Hanatouro

Arashiyama Hanatouro

The autumn leaves season is over, and there are still days until New Year’s Day. Although it seems to be thought at a time when there are few attractions, Arashiyama lighted up shows a spectacular scenery that is different from the time of autumnal leaves. To Arashiyama station where we can enjoy the illumination, we […]

Kamogawa River’s snow makeup

Kamogawa River’s snow makeup

In Japanese language, there is a beautiful word “雪化粧(Yuki Geshou)” which means “snow makeup”. It looks different, just as snow is piled up. Besides the famous the Golden Pavilion, Kinkakuji snowy landscape, we also recommend walking around Kamogawa river. Snow is piled up in Kyoto about 10 days in a year. Even if it is […]