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  1. A "Somei Yoshino" cherry tree blossoms in Kyoto

    Kyoto's earliest cherry blooms in 1,200 years point to climate change, says scientist

    The famous pink cherry blossoms of Kyoto reached full bloom this year on March 26, the earliest date in the 12 centuries since records began, ...
  2. Ichizawa Kyoto

    ‘If we sell our products online… We won’t be able to sleep’: Kyoto bag-maker

    Fourth-generation Kyoto bag-maker Shinzaburo Ichizawa is generally inclined to doing things the old-fashioned way. But that’s what endears him to ...
  3. Miyama village Japan

    Why are tourists flocking to this Japanese village, which only has two B&Bs?

    An hour’s drive from Kyoto, the Miyama region draws visitors to marvel at villages with traditional thatched roof houses, now preserved as ...
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    First look: Kyoto’s fire ramen restaurant in Singapore | CNA Lifestyle

    Fancy Japanese food with a sideshow of scorching hot flames? The famous Menbaka Fire Ramen from Japan is now in Singapore and we had a sneak peek ...
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    Ep 4: Where The Wild Things Are

    Explore northern Kyoto's mountains where a Japanese chef forages daily for fresh produce, Turkish sisters create fantasy worlds on silk scarves ...
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    Japanese city of Kyoto takes steps to manage influx of tourists | Video

    Cities in Japan are scrambling to manage an unprecedented influx of tourists. CNA's Michiyo Ishida spoke with Kyoto’s mayor Daisaku Kadokawa to ...
  7. Yoshiro Kiyama Kyoto chef

    The kaiseki chef who uses the same spring water as Kyoto’s Imperial Palace

    Kyoto’s natural groundwater, explains chef Yoshiro Kiyama, owner of the one-Michelin-starred Kiyama, is "especially soft" and is excellent for ...
  8. Shuji Nakagawa, a third-generation master craftsman and contemporary artist

    From rice bucket to champagne cooler: Updating an age-old Japanese craft

    Not satisfied with just crafting wooden vessels for utilitarian purposes of storing water, miso or rice, Shuji Nakagawa is updating the ...
  9. Kyoto artisans

    How Kyoto artisans keep their traditions alive with Instagram and Airbnb

    On a recent visit to Kyoto, CNA Luxury ventured to three workshops specialising in traditional Japanese crafts to find out how these centuries-old ...