Synchronized Spirituality: Shinto & Buddhism

How have religions Shinto and Buddhism coexisted in Japan for thousands of years? Visiting ancient shrines and temples, we'll explore the religions' key principles and the history behind them on this scholar-led walking tour in Kyoto.


World of the Warrior

This two-hour family program introduces us to the world of the samurai. Visiting an enormous temple and an ancient castle, we'll go back in time, learning about the culture, history, and spirit of these ancient warriors.


The Way of Tea

Experience firsthand a fun take on the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Under the guidance of our tea scholar who's been in Japan 30 years, we'll learn about the Way of Tea and the proper etiquette involved in partaking of tea and sweets.