Dennis A. Amith

A Lifestyle, Personal Style and Travel Blog

The One about the Booths and Stores at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto

You just completed the long walk up Fushimi Inari and by the time you go down, you enter a side of Fushimi Inari quite different than the first. This time, many shops and food vendors line the street and many people taking part in buying merchandise or trying the various delicious foods from food vendors. It’s something I look forward to but I must let people know that always have yen (cash) with you and […]

The One about Cafe Koto in Kyoto

A familiar site for those riding the shinkansen and are leaving Kyoto Station, Cafe Kyoto is a restaurant that offers Japanese and western cuisine for those wanting to grab a bite without paying for food at the convenience store locations around the station. The restaurant/cafe is quite busy but I was able to get in quickly and order a steak/hamburger with cheese sauce which came with a salad.  Portion was actually quite small but that […]

The One about Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto

One of many beautiful locations to visit in Kyoto is the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove which is 10 minutes away from Saga Arashiyma Station (the JR Sagano Line). Definitely recommended for people who have time to explore (especially since the Tenryu-ji Temple and Iwatayama Monkey Park is not far from this location). If you have a lot of time and are ready to walk (A LOT!), you can explore the area which is full of culture […]