Cheryl Dimof

Cheryl worked for much of her career as an Occupational Therapist but would rather be writing and blogging and loves travel most of all. When she's not traveling, or at home writing, she loves to explore closer to home in the beautiful PNW.She also loves drinking coffee, reading, studying French, and is trying to get back into fitness for cycling and kayaking. She recently purchased a rooftop tent which she is excited about using more this summer. She usually does not write about herself in third person.

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Otaku Kyoto

Tokyo, of course, is known for its Anime, Manga, pop culture — but what about Kyoto? When I toted my Anime-loving daughter along to Kyoto, I was worried that she would simply hang out at the AirBNB which, largely, she did. But we did find some loosely “Otaku” things to do in Kyoto (my daughter’s objection to the term duly noted).

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A Day in Arashiyama

When you think of the Arashiyama area of Kyoto, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the Sagano Bamboo Forest. But there’s so much more to do in this beautiful area of Kyoto. Plan to spend at least a day here — here are some of the many things to do to make the most of your day in the area.

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