From April 2014

Kennin-ji Temple

After a chilly walk along the Philosophers Path in the morning, I headed south to Gion and the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto – Kennin-ji (建仁寺). Dating back to 1202, its grandeur is not immediately apparent but step inside and you’ll enter another world. Read more

Path of Philosophy

Mid-March I took a trip back to one of the first places I visited in Japan in 2010 – Kyoto. While it’s undoubtedly on the itinerary of every tourist to the country it’s surprisingly unspoilt, with more than enough interest to warrant a return visit. Read more