Sakura’s sweetness

Sakura blossom

April sees Japan in a frenzy of pink… pink Mochi… pink Coffee… pink everything! As I watch the nightly news discussing (at length) the path of the blooming Sakura throughout … Read More

The Little Indigo Museum

The Little Indigo Museum Miyama

A pleasant drive north of Kyoto, along a winding Mountain road, through pristine pines and fresh mountain streams, you arrive at the historic town of Miyama, home to ‘The Little … Read More

Gion Gojozaka Pottery Festival

Sally Smith dining

Gojozaka Pottery Festival is an annual event held on the streets of Gion, Kyoto. With over 400 venders, 37 degree heat & massive crowds, I had my work cut out … Read More