Kyoto 京都 one of my fav city as it has so many traditions & some of the best Japanese restaurants in Japan.  Last time I came to Kyoto was 7 years ago with my husband but we were just dating then.  How time flies! This time we stayed at a fairly new boutique hotel (Aoi Kyoto) right in the centre of town but it was hidden in a small building right by the river.  Dont let the subtle small entrance fool you cos this little hidden cute boutique hotel has pretty big room with great facilities.  Defo worth staying there! The day we arrived in Kyoto it was their Kyoto big festival.  The city was full of Japanese traditional costu...