Digistyle Kyoto Magazine is a web magazine about the best of Kyoto,
written by some of Kyoto's international residents.
(Class bell rings) Class welcome back to the one and only Vegan Discoveries course. Today we are starting lesson 002 and the restaurant in today’s discussion has everything you need to support your vegan lifestyle!...
(Class bell rings) Welcome today class! Today we will be going over AIN SOPH Journey Kyoto. This simple, cozy, plant-based restaurant is “planted” right in the center of Kawaramachi, a very popular area for everyone to enjoy. In Japan, if you do not speak Japanese, it may be difficult for you to get around, but at AIN SOPH Journey Ky...
Today, we look at Kyoto through the eyes of Izo-san, a modern day ninja, originally from Iga, an area renowned for ninja. He runs a Ninja dojo in Kyoto, teaching authentic ninja martial arts, knowledge and philosophy. ...
For many people, autumn in Japan means only one thing - autumn foliage. Leaf viewing, or Kouyou, draws huge numbers to Kyoto year in year out, and many people spend long hours following the weather to choose the best day to go and see the leaves. Most people flock to Arashiyama, or one of the other popular spots such as Enrian temple or E...
My name is Greg Koch. Originally from Canada, I’ve studied and worked in Kyoto for over 15 years. I studied Japanese language and cultural studies in Kyoto and for the past 8 years in particular, I’ve been a tour guide. I opened up my own company, Hands On Kyoto in 2012, providing unique tours and cultural experiences for visitors in Kyoto and surrounding areas.
Instead of wandering around on your own and missing out on the Kyoto Insider, join a Gion Night Tour.
Over my 15 years in Kyoto, I’ve been fascinated with the number of local experts spanning arts, crafts, cuisine, gardens and many other categories. Through this blog, my intention is to help readers uncover the subtle, yet compelling elements of Kyoto, through the eyes of its local experts.
Harry Hammond is an Englishman lost in Kyoto, with a passion for history and architecture. He loves finding the hidden stories and history behind both the famous and the unknown buildings that shape this beautiful city.
Looking for delicious foods that are made up of no animal products?
You have come to the right place! I am here to help you on your journey while you are here in Japan. I am here to tell you being plant-based in this beautiful country is possible! I, Zane Johnson will be your “sensei”, (Which means teacher in Japanese) who will guide you to the most delicious plant-based spots Kyoto has to offer.
Just to give you some background information on what I can bring to the table, I have been plant based for over a year now, but I have been on and off the plant-based diet for over 7 years! I look forward to seeing you guys in class!
Without further due, class is in SESSION!