Take a look at the short story and video of our stay and the tea ceremony we experienced in Kyomachiya Urushitei Sakura. Luckily, we had some time to discover a few off-the-trail spots in Kyoto as well.
Itsukushima shrine was built so it would appear to be floating on the water, separate from the sacred island. Visit Miyajima and try its specialities.
Meet Mr. Matsumoto in Nezu, owner of a local fish store that disrupted the market and became a go-to place for high-quality sashimi and other seafoods.
Guntu cruises around Japanese islands, while letting you experience the luxury of time in a floating Hotel room, engulfed with the gentle warmth of wood.
Heading to Kyoto? Looking for a more local experience or craving high-end design?
Then consider a visit to Kyoto State Guest House, a place where each detail is meticulously thought-out.
Japan is an extraordinary country with a strong and vibrant rural community, countless seaside towns with a passionate and welcoming culture. A weekend well spent at Wajima has shown us an experience we will cherish for a lifetime.
The story of the Setouchi Inland Sea, a wonderful Japanese region, that stands as an example of sustainable destination development.