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Look, there is a bomber in my backyard !
Cities, Vietnam

Look, there is a bomber in my backyard !

Hanoi has an unusual relic from the Vietnam War – the remains of a B-52 bomber right in the middle of the city. Join me as I go in search of this remnant of the war. My new found friend in Hanoi, Nhung, looks at me skeptically.“Are you sure this […]

The Backstreets of Cholon
Travel, Photo Essays, Vietnam

The Backstreets of Cholon

I explore the backstreets of Cholon in Saigon in this photo essay, bringing you images from the dynamic street scene and old colonial buildings. To me Saigon or Ho Chi Minh evoked images of a bustling metropolis with old french colonial architecture, quaint backstreets and busy streets. So to my […]

One Night in a Capsule Hotel
Cities, Japan

One Night in a Capsule Hotel

Take a look at the zany world of capsule hotels, as I try one in Tokyo. I was walking down the dark and dim lit corridors of my hotel. The calm and almost soporific atmosphere covered the floor like a warm blanket on a cold winter’s night, as I passed rows and […]

Art Tripping on Naoshima
Art, Japan

Art Tripping on Naoshima

Journey to a little island in the Seto Inland sea in Japan that is home to some fantastic art and scenic beauty. I struggle with even getting my rental cycle off its kickstand. To my embarrassment, the girl who rented me the bicycle, comes running over to show me how […]

A Walk down the Philosopher’s Path
Cities, Japan

A Walk down the Philosopher’s Path

Follow the footsteps of the famed Japanese philosopher, Nishida Kitaro, as I walk down the Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto. The narrow canal flows by the path, while the red and yellow hues of autumn color the trees overhead. I’m walking down a path by the canal, enjoying the tranquil atmosphere, […]

A Stroll through Kyoto’s Kitchen
Travel, Japan, Photo Essays

A Stroll through Kyoto’s Kitchen

Kyoto’s four hundred year old Nishiki Market is a virtual paradise for food and ethnic Japanese goods. Join me as I walk through Japan’s most iconic markets. Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, Nishiki Market is a lively market in Kyoto that dates back to over four hundred years. It’s a great […]