Unlike ultra-modern Tokyo, Kyoto has retained much of its traditional Japanese character. Once the western capital of Japan, Kyoto is a city of numerous shrines and geishas, memorized in the Memoires of a Geisha bestseller and eponymous Hollywood produc
Our 3 Day Kyoto Itinerary: Visiting the Highlights
Japan’s Nakasendo Walk. Photography by Kevin Kelly. The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo - it was once a major foot highway. I want to back pack Tokyo to Kyoto make it happen!