Kaiseki is a form of Japanese haute cuisine that emphasizes presentation and seasonal ingredients.
Here I am recreating scenes from Lost in Translation at the gardens of Heian Shrine in Kyoto.
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a quiet place to reflect on the use of atomic weapons.
All visitors to Hiroshima should try the city’s fresh oysters and okonomiyaki.
While staying Kyoto, I went to my first visit Japanese onsen (bath) and found the experience to be both interesting and strange.
Discovering Kushikatsu in Kyoto was one of my most memorable experiences from Japan.
Dave’ photo essay of the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, the world’s largest seafood market.
My foray into Kyoto nightlife began with a sushi dinner, and salsa dancing.
Suntory’s Hibiki whisky was the brand Bill Murray’s character consumed in Lost in Translation.
I had a local connection, a place to sleep for 4 nights, and an extra $160+ in my pocket.