Fukuoka isn't instantly thought of as a "must see" destination when you think of Japan. However, it has some hidden gems to offer. One such place is Tochoji. History. Legend has it that Tochoji was set up by the Monk Kobo-Daishi, who, upon returning from a trip to China, founded the temple with the view [...]
A deep hued hibiscus flower spotted in Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan.
Japan is a land of indescribable beauty, fascinating culture, and just plain weird. One such quirk that's emerged as a bit of a pop cult is drainspotting. Umm, what? Drainspotting. A hobby that involves looking out for fancy manhole covers across the Land of the Rising Sun. No seriously. There's a society and everything (they [...]
Spotted in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, where even the other half lives like the rest of us.
It's no secret I live on Okinawa, Japan's sub-tropical southernmost prefecture, but I don't think I've ever extolled the wonders this entails. Allow me to fix that. Right now. In no particular order: All of the beaches. Let's start with a cliche shall we? Beaches. Okinawa has a fuck ton of them. If you're more [...]