Osaka Food Court

Notice Osaka Tower (Tsutenkaku)  is in the background. After taking a three hour bus to Osaka from Nagoya, my friends and I were pretty hungry. We decided to go exploring in the rain and stumbled upon Shinsekai, a charming food district.


Sakura Bloom in Yoro

The good news: The sakura cherry blossoms are finally in bloom in my prefecture.

The bad news: They will all be dead in a week. I’m taking advantage of the moment.

Shadows on Nagoya Castle

This is one of the first photos I took when I moved to Japan seven months ago. It doesn’t showcase my photography at its best, but I do like the way the light hits the buildings. Most major cities in Japan have their own castle that you can visit, and usually go inside. This is just a part of the property in my city.

A lot of Orange

This is one of the many structures of the Buddhist Temple “Kiyomizu-deru” in Kyoto, Japan. The name translates to pure/clear water due to the waterfall nearby.  The actual temple is much larger.. and less orange, and receives thousands of tourists a year.

Simplicity in Rural Japan


This was taken while driving through small towns in Hokkaido, Japan.

I felt that having a bigger sky:land ratio did something artistic, although I’m not sure exactly what.

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Flower Picking In Furano

A Japanese Woman Harvesting Flowers in Hokkaido, Japan.

In June and July , the fields are filled with Lavender. Unfortunately, I missed the memo and came in October…

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