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Visiting Kyoto in Winter: Ultimate Guide to Kyoto Weather in Winter and Clothes You Need!

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Winter

Kyoto in winter is known for its cold temperatures, and locals call it the “deep freeze.” Recently, the winters have trended to be milder. The winter air in Kyoto is dry and makes it easy to catch a cold if you don’t dress appropriately. Be sure to take care in choosing clothes to stay warm while you enjoy events from the Christmas season to the end of the year.

What Do Japanese Buy at the Supermarket? Top 10 Quirky Japanese Drinks!

Tokyo Station Grocery Stores

For the past few years, sparkling drinks have experienced a boom in Japan because of growing consciousness regarding health and nutrition. There aren’t only sweet sodas on the market but also fizzy drinks with zero sugar, with plenty of new creations being released by major companies on a regular base. In contrast to Europe, where sparkling water is enjoyed as it is, Japan has mainly used carbonated water to mix with whiskey and other spirits. However, more and more people in Japan are discovering it as a refreshment all by itself. Competition is fierce on the fizzy drink market, so we’re going to show you our top 10 favorites at Keio Supermarket!

Say Hello to Kitty and Friends at Tokyo’s Cutest Train Station!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Pop Culture

You won’t find a train station more adorable than this one! The Keio railway company recently unveiled a new look for their Tama-Center Station, featuring some of Sanrio’s most popular characters, including none other than Hello Kitty. From the ticket gates to the station platform, and even a special limited train, I found some of Japan’s cutest characters in the most unexpected places!

36 Times More Tourists than Before! Three Popular Baths in Kinosaki Onsen for International Visitors

Kinosaki Onsen Hot Springs (Onsen) & Bath Houses (Sento)

There are many onsen locations in Japan, but currently, the onsen spot fastest growing in popularity among international tourists is "Kinosaki Onsen", in Toyooka City of Hyogo Prefecture. The reason for its rise in popularity is the opportunity for a very "Japanese experience", with its retention of a traditional Japanese onsen envrionment and the ability to tour between several different baths houses in a yukata. This article will list of the most popular baths Kinosaki Onsen has to offer.

Japan Awesome Bar Guide: Inside 9 of Tokyo's Best Bars!

Shibuya Bars & Pubs

When visiting Tokyo, Japan, you may have limited time to check out all the sites and scenes, but why not visit some of the best Tokyo bars! There's a bar for every taste, scene, and mood to choose from, so sit back and let's get the party started!

Japanese Hot Spring Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Japanese Onsens?

Hot Springs (Onsen) & Bath Houses (Sento)

Visiting an authentic Japanese onsen is one of the quintessential experiences to have in Japan. But how much do you really know about these iconic baths? It’s trivia time! Thinking deeply about hot springs, choose the best answer for each question. Then scroll to the bottom to see the correct answers. Click on the links to read informative articles and boost your knowledge of Japanese hot springs. And when you’re next in Japan, be sure to give one a go!

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