Akihabara: Metal Courage in the City of Vintage Dreams

Akihabara: Metal Courage in the City of Vintage Dreams

/ Japan, Travel Stories /
Tokyo is a magical place.  With a strict tradition and a sense of ultra-modernism, there is no other place in the world quite like it.  For me, it was the first foreign country that I ever experienced.  I was, for ... Read More
Torii: The Structure of Japan

Torii: The Structure of Japan

/ Japan, Travel Stories /
A symbol that classically defines Japan is the Torii, though most people foreign to Japan recognize it as: “those big red things…you know… from Japan.”  While that understanding of the Torii is expected, there is far more to them than just ... Read More
Fushimi Inari-taisha - Global Storybook

6 Most Iconic Sights In Kyoto

Before my visit to Japan I envisioned busy streets, bright lights and a ton of sushi.  Of course that is only what I know about Tokyo and Osaka.  More subtle and relaxing, Kyoto is a place for travelers to escape ... Read More