Category Archives: Japan

Urban Jungles of Tokyo

The largest city in the world. Nearly incomprehensible in its scope, Tokyo can feel like an entire world of its own. Or maybe even several worlds colliding. Seemingly endless streets going everywhere and nowhere converge with buildings both short and

Urban Jungles of Tokyo

The largest city in the world. Nearly incomprehensible in its scope, Tokyo can feel like an entire world of its own. Or maybe even several worlds colliding. Seemingly endless streets going everywhere and nowhere converge with buildings both short and

Teen Trends in Harajuku

Harajuku is an odd spot in an endlessly odd city. The neighborhood has been a legendary haven of alternative street style for decades, and exploded into the mainstream with some help from Gwen Stefani and her Harajuku girls. This is it. The

Teen Trends in Harajuku

Harajuku is an odd spot in an endlessly odd city. The neighborhood has been a legendary haven of alternative street style for decades, and exploded into the mainstream with some help from Gwen Stefani and her Harajuku girls. This is it. The

Ebisu Yokocho: A Hidden World of Flavors

An apartment building just like all the others surrounding it, in a slight state of disrepair, or at the very least showing its age, is perched by a small river on a quiet and non-memorable street at the northeastern edge

Ebisu Yokocho: A Hidden World of Flavors

An apartment building just like all the others surrounding it, in a slight state of disrepair, or at the very least showing its age, is perched by a small river on a quiet and non-memorable street at the northeastern edge

Shibuya Now

Shibuya is always busy. Day and night, dawn and dusk, there are hordes formed by singular people, all going somewhere in a hurry. The world’s busiest pedestrian crossing is a gloriously organized chaos, disorienting yet somehow logical. It’s also a great

Shibuya Now

Shibuya is always busy. Day and night, dawn and dusk, there are hordes formed by singular people, all going somewhere in a hurry. The world’s busiest pedestrian crossing is a gloriously organized chaos, disorienting yet somehow logical. It’s also a great

Kawagoe

Not much remains of ‘old’ Japan. The country has been ravaged by natural disasters and brought back to life with a penchant for retro-futuristic box architecture, with very little left that looks like the Japan you might have seen in

Kawagoe

Not much remains of ‘old’ Japan. The country has been ravaged by natural disasters and brought back to life with a penchant for retro-futuristic box architecture, with very little left that looks like the Japan you might have seen in

Asakusa After Dark

I love those moments just before dark, when the sky turns into a greyish blue canvas and the air seems to still itself just slightly. This is one of those moments. The always busy Nakamise-dori doesn’t disappoint, with people pushing and shoving

Asakusa After Dark

I love those moments just before dark, when the sky turns into a greyish blue canvas and the air seems to still itself just slightly. This is one of those moments. The always busy Nakamise-dori doesn’t disappoint, with people pushing and shoving

Shimokitazawa 2017

Shimokitazawa is in constant flux. The unconventionally charming Tokyo neighborhood was named the trendiest neighborhood in the world by Vogue in September 2014. Struggling to find your own unique identity under a title as heavy as that can be a daunting task, and

Shimokitazawa 2017

Shimokitazawa is in constant flux. The unconventionally charming Tokyo neighborhood was named the trendiest neighborhood in the world by Vogue in September 2014. Struggling to find your own unique identity under a title as heavy as that can be a daunting task, and