Beginning in the megatropolis of Tokyo, Sam will journey to the ancient imperial capital of Kyoto, bridging Japan's traditional past and its ultra-modern present.Go to Episode
Matsukawa Liquor Store
Sam enjoys a sake-tasting.
Kaiya town Nishikikoji Takakurad¿ri up 569-2 Chukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Sam learns the history behind the Geisha tradition.
Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Japan
Sam receives a Geisha makeover.
Matsuyu Bldg.3F, 364 Gion, Kiyomoto-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Japan
Sam learns how useful and vital bamboo is in Kyoto.
Sam stays in a traditional Japanese ryokan.
Takao Umegahata, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-city 616-8289, Japan
Sam shops at Nishiki Market and learns about egg-making.
Shijo Agaru, Tominokoji-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Japan
Sam learns the art of wrapping a kimono.
On Manjuji, east of Sakaimachi, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto, Japan
Sam learns how to make sushi.