Things to do in Kyoto: 舞妓 Maiko Transformation

I love Kyoto and I love the world of geishas and maikos. Maiko 舞妓 and geiko/geisha 芸子/芸者 are female performing artists working in Gion area whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classica...

Must do in Japan: Visit a 相撲 Sumo Wrestling Tournament

Last year I had a chance to see a live sumo wrestling tournament. It was one of the things I had really wanted to do in Japan. It is strange that many Japanese people haven’t seen live sumo ever in their life. ...