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Secret Moments of Maikos Philippe Marinig The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Secret Moments of Maikos

Quick Navigation Secret Moments of MaikosThe Grace, Beauty and Mystery of Apprentice GeishasAuthor biography: Philippe MarinigFluttering in KyotoA rare glimpse into a hidden worldVideo: Philippe Marinig shooting maiko in KyotoA…

Kyoto Traveler's Inn Hideki Kimura The Real Japan Rob Dyer

The Kyoto Hotel That’s Also An Art Gallery

Quick Navigation Standout featuresLocation: the traditional Higashiyama neighbourhoodRooms: choose from Japanese or western styleShowa era Japanese bathBreakfast at Cafe Green BoxDesign & Decor: Hideki Kimura artServicesNearby: culture buffs will be…

Sunshine Cafe, Osaka The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Sunshine Cafe, Osaka

An excellent selection of global coffees is the main draw at Sunshine Cafe, Osaka. Beans are sourced from local collectives around the world, ranging from Brazil, Ethiopia and including lesser-known…

Review Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba

  Review: Candeo Hotels Osaka Namba – Rooftop Sky Spa In keeping with our taste for a bit of luxury (without having to pay ridiculous luxury prices!), we singled out…

Review: Diary of A Tokyo Teen

Review: Diary of A Tokyo Teen

Helpfully and explicitly subtitled “A Japanese-American girl travels to the land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes“, Diary of A Tokyo Teen by Christine Mari Inzer is a vivid…

Cafe Keshipearl, Kobe

Cafe Keshipearl, Kobe

Not far from the business district in the harbour city Kobe, and 5 minutes or so walk from Sannomiya JR station, unassumingly tucked away on a first floor you can…