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Tokyo Travel: Access, Orientation and Transportation

Orientation<p>Tokyo is covered by a dense network of train, subway and bus lines, which are operated by about a dozen different companies. The train …

Japan Culture — Encyclopedia of Japan

Japanese Culture<p>Brief Overview of Japanese Culture<p><b>Definition of “Culture”</b> <br>The term "Culture" refers to anything including art and learning, which was …

"Old Kyoto"'s Historical Machiya Rental Properties in the Gion Neighborhood

Developed for travelers visiting Kyoto's Yasaka Shrine (which began construction in the year 656), the alluring Gion neighborhood later transformed into an exclusive geisha district with plenty of tea houses, bars and restaurants. Gion today has plenty to offer locals and tourists alike, and is …

Shinji Tsuchimochi Completes 100 Views of Tokyo

View 97 – Omoide YokochoThree years ago the illustrator Shinji Tsuchimochi (previously) embarked on an ambitious project. Following in the footsteps …

Japanese Culture

Surreal Acrylic Paintings by Takumi Kama Imagine Animals as Bonsai

“Giant Tortoise Bonsai” by Takumi KamaA twisted pine tree emerges from a mound of moss, which is actually the shell of a giant tortoise. Couples of …

Painting

Damaged Kumamoto Castle Actually Withstood the Earthquake Just as Ancient Architects Intended

Kumamoto Castle (photo by spoon & tamago, taken in 2015)<i>Editor’s Note: in the days since this article was written, numerous earthquakes and</i> …

Natural Disasters

Watch Kip Moore Bust a Mid-Concert Texter

Concert experiences have changed — most would say for the worst — since the invention of the smartphone, now that audiences are split about 50/50 …

Hawaii's Na Pali Coast Is The Beautiful Place You've Never Been

Talk about magical.<p>What's the best way to experience the famed Na Pali coast -- one of Hawaii's most pristine, remote and rugged attractions -- without struggling through a strenuous days-long hike?<p>Rent a kayak, get in the ocean and paddle a 17-mile stretch of pure scenic bliss:<p>While travelers can …

Hawaii

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

35-Year-Old Emerson’s Extraordinary Harvard Divinity School Address on the Divine Transcendence of Nature

In praise of the sentiment through which the soul comes to know itself.<p>I have long considered the commencement address the secular sermon of our time — the greatest commencement addresses deliver precisely the kind of well-packaged, eloquent, enchanting advice on what it takes to lead a good life …

The Japanese World View: Three Keys to Understanding

In order to fully grasp the Japanese view of life and death, one needs to approach it from several different angles. In the following, I explore …

Inge Morath

Inge Morath, Self-Portrait, Jerusalem 1958<p>Inge Morath (1923-2002) was born in Graz, Austria. Her parents were scientists whose work took them to …

Great Photography Links and Articles to Get Your Week Started Right

With another week behind us it's time once again for a list of links to tutorials, reviews, great photography and interesting blogs from Toad Hollow …

Portraits of Shopkeepers and Their Shops at the Saint-Ouen Flea Market in Paris

The flea market of Saint-Ouen in Paris is one of the largest and oldest of its kind. Founded in 1885 and made up of 15 smaller markets, the market …