Brownies

Lately I don’t get much time to bake and cook, but brownies aren’t a particularly hard recipe to make, and there are many variations you can make to the traditional brownie recipe. I’ve tried a few myself, such as no butter, or vegan, with fruit, with chocolate chips, … anyway I love chocolate and a…

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

If you go to Kyoto you’ll definitely want to visit the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. It’s a picture worthy spot and it’s also an extremely beautiful experience. It’s hard to describe losing yourself while you walk through the forest. It’s kind of like finding yourself in a scene from a Miyazaki movie, where you’ll never know what…

Temple Hopping in Kyoto

As always I have to talk about Kyoto from my personal experience. Unfortunately I only had a day in Kyoto, which meant we had to cram all the visits into this day, and temples/shrines all close at sunset. Anyway I did get the chance to have a feel about the city and its strong historical background. The…

Kyoto – Gion Matsuri

The Gion Matsuri festival is the biggest annual celebration in Kyoto, which takes place for a couple of days. I have to admit I had no idea what was happening when I found myself there. We accidentally booked our weekend in Kyoto exactly in the days of the Gion Matsuri Festival! It was nice since…