Lovely rustic Japanese cafe in the Kyoto countryside.

Dongree Books & Story cafe

Dongree Books and Story cafe is a cozy cafe located in Shiga prefecture


A guide to some of the Japanese architecture and interior design terminology you will find on this website.


Saganoyu is a lovely cafe located in Arashiyama area.

oito 喫茶

Oito is a lovely Japanese style cafe & guesthouse located in the Tamba-Sasayama area.

Sarasa Nishijin

A former public bathhouse turned into cafe Sarasa Nishijin is a must visit.

Spotlight – School Bus Coffee Stop Kyoto

School Bus Coffee Stop Kyoto’s interior and facade design.