Kyoto’s unique blend of charming history and natural beauty makes it a lovers’ paradise. It might even inspire the ultimate romantic plunge.
Crammed with 1,200 years of history, spread across babbling streams and gushing rivers, encircled by towering mountains and sister city to Paris, Florence and Prague, Kyoto’s romantic credentials are world class. So enamoured was I on my first visit, the next time I took my girlfriend and an engagement ring.
Rob Grant is a freelance writer, specialising in travel, culture and business. He is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers and is based in San Francisco, California.