Toronto Downtown - aerial view

First flying lesson! Aerial views of Downtown Toronto.

Longsheng Rice Terraces

The most amazing rice terraces in China – Longsheng or Longji (Dragon’s Backbone) – are located in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China. Photography by Xue Feng.

Hanoi, Vietnam

First impressions of Vietnam: from Luang Prabang to Hanoi – the Old Quarter, the Temple of Literature, the Sword Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, arts and food.

Yubu Jima Island

The entire island of Yubu Jima is a subtropical garden, with more than 100 varieties of trees! Yubu Jima is the smallest island in the Yaeyama Archipelago.

Iriomote Jima

Covered by dense jungles and mangrove forests, and surrounded by coral reefs, Iriomote Jima is one of the best destinations in Japan for nature lovers.

Okinawa coral islands

Snapshots of Ishigaki – the most inhabited and developed island of the Yaeyama Islands. Ishigaki is the departure point to Iriomote Jima and other islands.

Shell Jazz bar, Onomichi

Impressive collection of beautiful shells from all over the world at the Shell Onomichi jazz bar, Hiroshima prefecture, including more than 100 gramophones.

Niagara Falls - Polar Vortex

Photos of the Niagara Falls during a polar vortex

Kabukicho RED Light District

Lost in the “Sleepless Town”: an encounter with love hotels, host clubs, sex parlors, strip theaters, health delivery centers and porno shops in Tokyo’s Kabukicho red light district.

Fishing trip with local fishermen in Daisen, Japan – photo essay.