Off the Beaten Path
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Off the Beaten Path

Taken at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto, Japan on January 6th, 2014. Through a gap in the famous bright orange torii, I couldn’t help but capture this adorable moment of an old couple talking away from the busy path full of New Years visitors. Uploaded for the Weekly Photo Challenge with the theme Split-Second Story. What do you … Continue reading

Kittysune
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Kittysune

I’m sorry I haven’t updated in a few days; I suddenly got a very well-paying (which means, very very long) translation job, and the customer wants it as quickly as possible. I will resume blogging as soon as I get this job finished. So in the meantime, enjoy a picture of a cat leisurely strolling … Continue reading

Articles on Japan / Travel

My Definitive Guide to Kansai (quickly-ish made – but if don’t stop now I never will)

Topics covered: Ways to get around, shrines, temples, historical sites, famous/iconic spots, shopping, misc., and food Intro (aka skip this to get straight to the list): I wrote this for my cousin when she went to Japan for a week, and besides this intro it is pretty much replicated word for word here.  She has not studied … Continue reading