News & Features

News Stories Tagged kyoto

  • 6 Reasons to Visit Kyoto

    From a taste of traditional sake to a ride on the Sagano Scenic Railway, there are plenty of reasons to book your trip to Japan's second city now.

    Posted by Roisin Cameron on February 09, 2015 at 1:30:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Asia, Trip Ideas, Japan
  • 3 Perfect Tokyo and Kyoto Itineraries

    Tokyo and Kyoto offer more than enough to cater to travelers many interests, whether you're hitting the road with your sweetie or with your family in tow, or are after a culinary adventure to remember.

    Posted by Megan Eileen McDonough on January 17, 2014 at 2:00:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Japan 101: Cities, Temples & the Great Outdoors

    Japan offers enough ancient architecture, commanding temples, and uninterrupted nature to satisfy your cravings for both culture and the great outdoors.

    Posted by Megan Eileen McDonough on January 08, 2014 at 11:03:34 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • 4 Perfect Japan Itineraries

    Japan is not only a land for all seasons, it's a destination for all travelers. From foodies to families, we concocted four top itineraries for lal types to explore the wonders of this mysterious string of islands.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on May 01, 2013 at 11:38:50 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Trip of a Lifetime: Japan by Train

    There are infinite reasons to hit both Tokyo and Kyoto while visiting Japan (mochi donuts, anyone?). So, why not take the train round trip for a once-in-a-lifetime tour all that this amazing country has to offer?

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on August 28, 2012 at 5:01:15 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Japan: Get a Japan Rail Pass.

    This pass offers unlimited travel on Japan Railways (JR) trains. A one-week pass is less expensive than a regular round-trip ticket from Tokyo to Kyoto on the Shinkansen. Note that you must obtain a rail-pass voucher prior to departure for Japan, and the pass must be used within three months of purchase. The pass is available only to people with tourist visas, as opposed to business, student, and diplomatic visas.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 26, 2010 at 2:00:11 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Walking Tours, Cruise Lines
  • Fall Festivals in Japan: From Sumo to the Tokyo Motor Show

    Japan's warm fall days—without summer's humidity or winter's dampness—and dazzling foliage are reason enough to schedule an autumn visit. But October and November are also the perfect time to experience Japanese culture. Athletic events and festivals abound. Here are a few of the top fall events to check out if you're in the Land of the Rising Sun.

    Posted by Stephanie Butler on September 16, 2009 at 10:13:24 AM EDT in Events Tagged: El Salvador, sanantonio, History