Court Hotel Shijo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCourt Hotel Shijo Kyoto
Large bed, ensuite. Tv, fridge, hot water, desk. Close to a neighbourhood sento, and great location for the Nishiki market.
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... yukata, a thin version of the more famous Kimono. It can be worn by both women as men. I bought one myself especially for this trip, but since The Plan did not mention time for changing clothes I unfortunately had to keep my yukata in my suitcase. Still, we had a great time and we got to see the huge historic wooden cars for next day's parade up close and even from the inside.
At midnight however, typhoon Nangka came around. I was so ...
... how hungry we've been since I just dedicated an entire paragraph to dinner.
Overall, today was a challenging but great day. I'm finally back in my room after about 12 hours of being out and about. Tonight, I'm looking forward to a lot of sleep to prepare for another early morning tomorrow. Somehow, this country makes waking up at 7 to strain myself trying to listen to a whispering tour guide amazing. It's all worth it. ...
... each. It certainly helped eating a number of things – the slimy seaweed in gloop, the dried fish with some kind of fried plant that was aniseedy to start with then became peppery and really overpowering. The best was the vegetable pancake and something resembling a Japanese version of Kimchi, my least favourite – silken tofu, ergh. The bill at the end was a totally made up and probably grossly over-priced, but with a couple of glasses of sake in side – who ...
... the bamboo sword, how to stand, and how move our feet. Like everything we've learned in Japan, every little detail matters. And once again, I felt like a clumsy child trying something new for the first time.
Excerpt from Sam Jackson's Journal:
While I was in Japan my mom and I decided to take a sushi class. When we arrived it turned out to be the instructor's house. She served us Japanese tea and showed us what we would be cooking. ...
... capturing just a small portion of the beauty of this spot. We could have sat there taking it in for hours!!
Our final stop of the day was Sushi Matsumoto, a Michelin-starred sushi restaurant with seating for 10 people. This is such a unique place that we could have never found it, if we had walked by 100 times. The sign for the restaurant is a small cloth banner with two Japanese characters on it, nothing more. Since we don’t read ...