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Friday, 5th December 2014

National Geographic - Sarah Barrell

National Geographic - Sarah Barrell

Sarah Barrell recently travelled with us to Kyoto, where she discovered the diverse delights of Japan's cultural heartland. In her article she is beguiled by the contrast of traditional and modern in this ancient city, recounting her experiences as she learns to cook with a local Kyotoite, visits the International Manga Museum, eats sushi prepared by a master chef, and samples fine wines in a chic contemporary wine bar.

Her article also contains some useful tips and recommendations as to what to see & do, and where to shop, eat, stay, and go out.

We love Kyoto so much that we've included it as a destination on almost all of our Small Group Tours and Self-Guided Adventures, but Sarah recommends our  Japan Unmasked Small Group Tour

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