I was born in Toyama, a city in central Japan. The prefecture has 3000-meter-high mountains, which we call the Tateyama Mountain Ranges. Since an ancient period, we have believed in divine spirits that live in the mountains.
I am more of a traveler than a tourist. My favorite parts of trips are meeting people from around the world and sharing stories.
On a trip to Kyoto, Japan this month I was shocked at the number of pictures...
If you visit Japan for sightseeing, where will you go? Tokyo? Osaka? Kyoto? Yes, all of them are wonderful places indeed. However, I do recommend you visit a less-known but beautiful city - Kanazawa.
Now you can get there from Tokyo...
In an attempt to foster Japan and Asia's ancient painting traditions, a speciality painting supply store called Pigment has opened in Tokyo. The store features a staggering selection of more than 4,200 different pigments, 200 antique-style paintbrushes/ink sticks, 50 different kinds...
This is what happens on the earth. In spring, but not every year, bioluminescent firefly squid illuminate the Toyama Bay, Japan.
As I live in the city, you may think it is easy for me to encounter the phenomena, but it’s not.
I am an amateur photographer in Cebu and I am always fascinated on the beauty of monochrome pictures. I was walking around the streets with my Fujifilm X-30 to capture people's daily life and status. These pictures are taken in Osaka...
I am a Fine Art Photographer in Japan and have a 3 year old daughter. The problem is..
This bizarre but appetizing shrimp pillow from Japan will take you to an underwater dream-land kingdom of fried shrimp and sushi. Why count sheep when you can count shrimp?