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.
An exploration of love hotels, host clubs and more.
Celebrating World Sake Day (October 1st) through a visit to a sake Brewery in Takayama, Japan. Follow my “sake” story from wonderful Japan.
An emotional visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: remembering the victims and seeing the artifacts of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Ash Shinya Kawaoto – Tokyo street photography
Yamashita Park in Yokohama is the place where the Hikawa Maru liner is docked and where you can find the famous “Little Girl with Red Shoes On” statue.
Funny signs spotted throughout Japan, from Tokyo to Kyoto to Okinawa.
A visual bakery journey. Following the aroma of fresh bread and pastries from Canada to China and Japan.
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.
Snapshots of Ishigaki – the most inhabited and developed island of the Yaeyama Islands. Ishigaki is the departure point to Iriomote Jima and other islands.
Impressive collection of beautiful shells from all over the world at the Shell Onomichi jazz bar, Hiroshima prefecture, including more than 100 gramophones.
Fishing trip with local fishermen in Daisen, Japan – photo essay.