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Category Archives: Japan
Sometimes it pays to look up … you never know what you might see! Things are looking up with Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack, so check it out, y’all!
Hi everybody … and if I haven’t said so already … Happy New Year! I’ve been a little slow out of the gate as we march boldly into 2013, and maybe that because the prospect of facing a full year … Continue reading
Glass makes a marvelous reflective surface, as evidenced in these buildings in various parts of Tokyo. It’s like they’re giving a glimpse into another world. They’re breaking glass at Ailsa’s Travel Theme, so check it out!
The mirror’s reflection shows sushi chefs hard at work in a Tokyo restaurant. So much sushi … so little time!
This week, the letter U stands for Ultraman, seen here making a personal appearance in what appears to be the Ultraman store in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Hayata!
These wrapped-in-plastic mannequins have a spooky, Stepford Kids/Children Of The Corn look that’s appropriate for this spooky time of year. Happy Halloween everybody!!!
There’s a lot of really big things in Tokyo! For more really big things, check out this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge!
Tucked away just under the railroad overpass in Tokyo’s bustling Shinjuku district are six narrow alleyways known as Golden Gai. Lined with over 200 shanty-style restaurants, clubs and bars, it’s a real slice of old-time Tokyo just yards from the ultra-modern … Continue reading
Specifically outdoor advertising, and nobody does that better than the Japanese. For someone who works in advertising, the city was a goldmine of inspiration. I don’t know what most of it means, but I love the relentless creativity behind it … Continue reading
Tokyo-based artist Kyoko Okubu does amazing things with the traditional Japanese paper called washi. Simple yet provocative, her delicately handcrafted miniature scenes realistically portray intimate moments from a gentle world inhabited by passive and enigmatic animals mysteriously bonding and interacting … Continue reading