Travel Kyoto Bundle
About Travel Kyoto Bundle
The Travel Kyoto Bundle contains Exploring Kyoto on Foot in the Ancient Capital (Revised Ed), Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide, and Speak and Read Japanese.
Exploring Kyoto: On Foot in the Ancient Capital Revised Edition was written by Judith Clancy and includes photos and maps throughout.
This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year round for viewing. Judith Clancy’s expert research weaves a rich narrative of Kyoto’s history, local lore, and artistic and religious background to guide you through your journey, bringing Japan’s treasured ancient capital into vivid relief.
Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide: Affordable Dining in Traditional Townhouse Spaces was written by Judith Clancy and Photographs by Ben Simmons.
Machiya, or townhouses, are traditional wooden dwellings in Kyoto that evoke the elegance and culture of Japan's old capital with their architectural details, beautiful gardens, and intimate rooms. Many have been converted into restaurants to create unforgettable dining experiences. Enjoying healthy food in a historic, traditional Kyoto environment is a rare pleasure. Here are 130 restaurant listings (food, decor, hours, addresses, prices, maps, and index) and a photographic guide to machiya architecture, culture, and aesthetics.
Speak and Read Japanese: Fun Mnemonic Devices for Remembering Japanese Words and Their Meanings was written by Larry Herzberg and is a useful compact guide to remembering character pronunciations and word meanings for the 300 most common Japanese words.
Speak and Read Japanese provides language learners simple, fun, and imaginative ways to remember essential Japanese words and characters. Mastering basic vocabulary and kanji is one of the first challenges any Japanese learner faces. This book addresses this challenge head on, complementing the content of all major textbooks and providing valuable tips to independent students. Indexed for quick reference.
Modeled on the same winning format as his Speak and Read Chinese, teacher Larry Herzberg’s latest book offers simple, fun, and imaginative ways to remember essential Japanese words and characters. Mastering basic vocabulary and kanji is one of the first challenges any Japanese learner faces. This book addresses this task head-on, complementing the content of all major Japanese textbooks and providing valuable tips to independent students. Includes three hundred essential words and kanji from the first two years of study, indexed for quick reference.