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Geisha at the tea party

Kyoto: a fascinating base from which to explore Japan

Destination: Kyoto

Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world but with a few tips on saving money under your belt, you can still experience all the amazing culture on offer without breaking the bank

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Who wouldn't like to gaze at this while sipping a Guinness?

Kyoto's best-kept secret

Destination: Kyoto

When seeking something unique in Kyoto, forget Gion. Instead, head for Kanga-an, a temple tucked away in a residential area and boasting the most unlikely of features – an idyllic bar run by monks

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Higashiyama

Kyoto tourist guide for Japanesse newbies

Destination: Kyoto

This guide aims to guide you through the main sites and advise on how to prioritise your stay in wonderful Kyoto.

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'Golden Temple', Kyoto

I left my heart in Tokyo

by sgl4maj

Destination: Tokyo

A backpacker's guide to Japan on the cheap

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