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In Japan, I Documented My Experience Meeting Local Artisans Who Preserve Centuries-Old Crafts

In Japan, I Documented My Experience Meeting Local Artisans Who Preserve Centuries-Old Crafts

Beyond the mega-popular Kyoto, there is a slice of authentic Japan not many people know about. I explored the fishing villages of Irie and Ine, tourist spots like Amanohashidate learning that people believe it's where the stairway to heaven fell on earth...

Beyond the mega-popular Kyoto, there is a slice of authentic Japan not many people know about. I explored the fishing villages of Irie and Ine, tourist spots like Amanohashidate learning that people...

I Visited Kyoto In Japan And It Was Of The Best Weekends For Photography I‘ve Had In A While

I Visited Kyoto In Japan And It Was Of The Best Weekends For Photography I‘ve Had In A While

I spent 48 hours in Osaka and Kyoto this weekend. I had a lot to cram into this short space of time but it was one of the best weekends for photography I've had in a while. Here are some of my...

I spent 48 hours in Osaka and Kyoto this weekend. I had a lot to cram into this short space of time but it was one of the best weekends for...

Photographer Captures Small Yet Utterly Delightful Buildings In Kyoto, Japan (Part II)

Photographer Captures Small Yet Utterly Delightful Buildings In Kyoto, Japan (Part II)

In 2016, John Einarsen started shooting the unassuming, everyday architecture of the city he calls home, for Kyoto Journal's Instagram page. Yes, you remember that Bored Panda post from last year? Well, as it turns out, the project is still not...

In 2016, John Einarsen started shooting the unassuming, everyday architecture of the city he calls home, for Kyoto Journal's Instagram page. Yes, you remember that Bored Panda post from last year?...

Photographer Captures Small Yet Utterly Delightful Buildings In Kyoto, Japan

Photographer Captures Small Yet Utterly Delightful Buildings In Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan, may be well known for its grand old temples and stately imperial villas, but one long-time resident decided to shine the spotlight on the beauty of the city's more humble architecture. About a year ago, photographer...

Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan, may be well known for its grand old temples and stately imperial villas, but one long-time resident decided to shine the spotlight on the beauty...

Snow In Kyoto Broke The Nose Of This Tengu, Japanese Fixed It With A Bandaid

Snow In Kyoto Broke The Nose Of This Tengu, Japanese Fixed It With A Bandaid

Tengu are supernatural creatures that appear in Japanese folklore, and this one looks really mad. And it should be! A rare snowfall in Kyoto broke his nose. However, the Japanese didn't want to anger this demon (Buddhism long held that the...

Tengu are supernatural creatures that appear in Japanese folklore, and this one looks really mad. And it should be! A rare snowfall in Kyoto broke his nose. However, the Japanese didn't...

Rare Heavy Snowfall Turns Kyoto Into Winter Wonderland, And The Photos Look Absolutely Magical

Rare Heavy Snowfall Turns Kyoto Into Winter Wonderland, And The Photos Look Absolutely Magical

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, and has the reputation as its most beautiful city. However, recent events have made the city bloom in a rare color. Kyoto has been experiencing the coldest days this winter with...

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, and has the reputation as its most beautiful city. However, recent events have made the city bloom in a rare color....

37 Reasons Why You Should Visit Japan

37 Reasons Why You Should Visit Japan

If you've ever visited Japan then you'll know how amazing it is. And if you've never been before then what are you waiting for?! Whether you're into food, history, religion or scenery, few countries can offer a travel experience quite like...

If you've ever visited Japan then you'll know how amazing it is. And if you've never been before then what are you waiting for?! Whether you're into food, history, religion or...

Japanese Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Everyday Life In Japan

Japanese Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Everyday Life In Japan

My name is Takashi Yasui, I'm 35 years old, and live in Osaka, Japan. Basically, I take photos in Kyoto so I call myself a “Kyoto Photographer.” About five years ago, when my niece was born, I started taking family...

My name is Takashi Yasui, I'm 35 years old, and live in Osaka, Japan. Basically, I take photos in Kyoto so I call myself a “Kyoto Photographer.” About five years...

My Journey Around Japan In 23 Photos And 1 Video

My Journey Around Japan In 23 Photos And 1 Video

Like many people, one of my childhood dreams was to visit and explore Japan. That's why this year I decided to take my backpack, my DSLR, and go wonder in the streets of this beautiful country. As expect, Japan is the country...

Like many people, one of my childhood dreams was to visit and explore Japan. That's why this year I decided to take my backpack, my DSLR, and go wonder in the...

Most Of My Time I Spend Walking In The Forests And Photographing Nature

Most Of My Time I Spend Walking In The Forests And Photographing Nature

Japanese character "Kanji" "休" can be interpreted as a person snuggling tree. 亻means person, 木 is for a tree. If you add them together (亻+木=休), you get a word "rest".

Japanese character "Kanji" "休" can be interpreted as a person snuggling tree. 亻means person, 木 is for a tree. If you add them together (亻+木=休), you get a word "rest".

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