The Amayori Sento — Kyoto Summer


How to Take a Relaxing Summer Nap

July 22, 2017
I love a nice weekend nap during any season, but there is something especially languorous and deeply relaxing about a summer nap. They are wonderful for replenishing the body and mind after a day ...
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Using Visualization to Stay Cool

June 24, 2017
One of the things that I love about summer in Kyoto is the summer motifs that seem to be everywhere. Patterns of water, waves, dragonflies and even burst of fireworks appear on everything from tab...
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How to Take a Summer Bath - 2017

June 13, 2017
If you have been with Amayori for a while you know that every summer I write about one of my favorite things – the art of the summer bath.  Summer bathing can have a cooling, rejuvenating effect o...
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