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The country of Japan is represented by the various districts, cities, towns, special zones and Unesco sites, the people, food, culture and unique attributes to each area within the country

Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa
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Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa

Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa Senso-Ji in Asakusa is Tokyo’s largest and most popular Buddhist temple with over 30 million visitors coming to visit this temple annually. Also known as the Asakusa Kannon temple, it’s the biggest tourist destination in Tokyo and worth visiting because of its history, the complex of colorful temples, shops, gardens and public buildings that give […]

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Best places to photograph Tokyo Japan
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Best places to photograph Tokyo Japan

Best places to photograph Tokyo, Japan Tokyo is exciting, bizarre and filled with so many unusual and colorful places to visit with districts that are traditional and then juxtaposed with cutting edge architecture and design, unexpected venues and somewhat familiar scenes (including 7-11 stores in almost every corner) that you will come across while visiting the city. Finding the best places to photograph […]

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Night time in Dotonbori Exploring Dotonbori in Osaka
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Exploring Dotonbori in Osaka

Exploring the funky and fun at Dotonbori in Osaka Osaka’s Dontonbori district is really crazy! This strange and fun part of Osaka feels like a combination of a tacky tourist trap and amazing food destination all wrapped into this cool and unusual destination. Although food is a major draw to Dotonbori, the area is quite eclectic with all the neon light like New […]

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Travel photo: Silver temple in Kyoto
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Travel photo: Silver Pavilion Kyoto

Historic Travel photo sites: Silver Pavilion or Ginkaku-Ji in Kyoto   You enter through mature trees and tall bamboo that completely obscures any views of what lies ahead, and finally after passing through the entrance gate you are left with this serene view and a total feeling of peace. In front of you lies the Silver […]

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Visiting a Gassho-Zukuri, Travel Photo Mondays#23

      Visiting a Gassho-Zukuri, Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     Visiting a Gassho-Zukuri I’m going to take you back to Shirikawago in the Japanese Alps to go inside […]

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