You may have been to a forest before, but what about a bamboo forest? The Sagano Bamboo Forest sits just outside of Kyoto and is definitely a sight to behold. Try to catch it on a day when the sun rays are shining through and a soft breeze can be heard through the groves. The sound of it has even been labeled as one of the one hundred must-be-preserved sounds of Japan by the Japanese government. In this case, you might even want to grab your camera to record it and bring it back with you.
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Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.