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    What to do in Shibuya

    Photo by Yoshikazu Takada via Flickr  Shibuya is one of my favorite places to people watch in Tokyo. You can park yourself at the corner of Shibuya Crossing and see thousands of people pass in a...

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    Classic Japanese Souvenirs: 8 Snow Scenes in Edo by Hiroshige

    Blaine and I have built up quite a postcard collection without even realizing it. I think we bought our first book of postcards at a used bookstore in Pasadena and since then we always seem to be...

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    Two Days in Kyoto

    Photo Courtesy Austin Rea   Truly two days in Kyoto is not enough, but it will only take part of a day for Kyoto to take you in its fold and make you never want to leave! The first time Blaine...

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    Careers / Austin Rea: Professional Photographer + English Teacher Tokyo

      Austin was part of our initial training group for ECC in Nagoya, we all arrived in Japan at the same time and we all made the move to Tokyo at the same time. Austin is originally from...

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    Online Magazines Just Keep Getting Cooler

    Sometimes during my random webpage wanderings I find some exceptional sites like these very cool online magazines. Each publication has a unique and interesting angle on travel, art, design, culture,...

What to do in Shibuya

What to do in Shibuya

Photo by Yoshikazu Takada via Flickr  Shibuya is one of my favorite places to people watch in Tokyo. You can park yourself at the corner of Shibuya Crossing and see thousands of people pass in a matter of minutes at almost any time of day. Shibuya is especially vibrant at night with music videos and […]

Classic Japanese Souvenirs: 8 Snow Scenes in Edo by Hiroshige

Classic Japanese Souvenirs: 8 Snow Scenes in Edo by Hiroshige

Blaine and I have built up quite a postcard collection without even realizing it. I think we bought our first book of postcards at a used bookstore in Pasadena and since then we always seem to be drawn to unique postcards. They’re fun souvenirs and decorations because they’re inexpensive, easily framed, and I love sending […]

Two Days in Kyoto

Two Days in Kyoto

Photo Courtesy Austin Rea   Truly two days in Kyoto is not enough, but it will only take part of a day for Kyoto to take you in its fold and make you never want to leave! The first time Blaine and I visited Kyoto was in autumn and it was ridiculously beautiful. We visited […]

Careers / Austin Rea: Professional Photographer + English Teacher Tokyo

Careers / Austin Rea: Professional Photographer + English Teacher Tokyo

  Austin was part of our initial training group for ECC in Nagoya, we all arrived in Japan at the same time and we all made the move to Tokyo at the same time. Austin is originally from Aberdeen, Scotland. He’s lived in Japan for almost two years and he currently works as a professional […]

Online Magazines Just Keep Getting Cooler

Online Magazines Just Keep Getting Cooler

Sometimes during my random webpage wanderings I find some exceptional sites like these very cool online magazines. Each publication has a unique and interesting angle on travel, art, design, culture, and politics. They also have some seriously stellar photography. Enjoy!    Kinfolk Kinfolk has a light, delightful, airy aesthetic with content by interesting artists, writers, […]

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