Category Archives: Japan

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Endearing

One thing I love most about visiting Japan is taking in all the cool, fun, cutesy things you see everywhere. From store packaging to advertising to the really interesting mini-sculptures you see in front of businesses of all types, everywhere … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Shine

Kyoto Bike Girl shines like a pink diamond as she waits for the light to change.

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move

Hi everybody! I thought I would turn things slightly on their ear by presenting videos as my take on this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, because a big part of me says that a challenge dedicated to being On The Move … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

This sign post in Kyoto, Japan is packed with letters of all sorts. Go ahead, say that one three times fast … I dare ya!!! Say it one time fast and I’ll still be very impressed.

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Round

Round could like umbrellas in Kyoto, Japan (above), or giant Christmas ornaments in San Francisco (below). Check out more of this week’s roundness at Ailsa’s Travel Theme!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Near the busy Shibuya Station in Tokyo is this monument to Hachikō, a dog who for years has been an enduring symbol of loyalty and perseverance to the Japanese people, and once you hear his amazing story, you’ll understand why. … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Statues

Statues are everywhere around us, and this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme photo challenge gave me an opportunity to revisit some of the many statues I’ve seen in my own travels. Above is the impressive 80-foot (24 m) high concrete and … Continue reading

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