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Top Restaurants In Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka, the biggest city on Japan’s Kyushu Island, is famous for its culinary treats, with a wide range of restaurants offering local Hakata …

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Top tip for saving money in Japan: visit the supermarket just before closing time

Today we’re going to tell you a super special tip for getting the most out of your local supermarket here in Japan. It’s actually something pretty …

First impressions of the Panasonic Lumix LX100 – Is it a worthy premium compact?

The Lumix LX100 is the first premium fixed-lens compact camera from Panasonic to house a four-thirds sensor, which is twice as large than the 1” …

FUJIFILM CAMERA REMOTE

FUJIFILM X-T1 & XF 18-55mm @ 55mm EXPOSURE: 1/300sec @ f/10 ISO 400<p><b><br>EDIT 07/01/2015: New, changed and corrected content</b><p>WiFi - Everything you need to …

Tokyo’s Skinniest Houses

In Japan’s capital, some forgo suburban houses and downtown apartments in favor of building unique homes on tiny lots<p>Tomoya and Naomi Sato, looking to buy a home in one of the world’s most expensive cities, bought a tiny plot of land in a crowded residential neighborhood in central Tokyo. The land …

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Lifesaver: Monteverde Artista Crystal Wild Stripe Fountain Pen

Those who know me in real life know that this has already been a peculiar year with a bunch of unfortunate occurrences. We’ve had health issues with …

Orange is the new black: A short review of Noodler’s Apache Sunset

<b>My love for all things orange is well documented on this blog…</b> No surprise then that I should both like and use this very well-known and much-lauded …

Susan Wirth

Susan Wirth, icon of the pen community and dextrous pen/hand matchmaker to the masses, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.<p>In February of 2012, Susan …

Ghibli anime inspires beautiful cosplay from across the seas 【Photos】

While the works of <b>Studio Ghibli</b> are widely loved in Japan, they exist in a sort of special realm outside ordinary anime fandom. Totoro, Kiki, and …

Miyazaki speaks out about his political views and Japanese politics

<i>The Asia-Pacific Journal</i>‘s Asato Ikeda recently transcribed an illuminating interview with famed director Hayao Miyazaki originally printed in Studio …

The 6 Best Mirrorless Cameras for Experienced Amateurs (2015)

Having already written a guide to the best mirrorless cameras for beginners and professionals, we felt that the next logical step was to write an …

Planning to buy a memory card for your mirrorless camera? Ask yourself these 4 questions first! - MirrorLessons

One memory card is as good as another, you say? Though on the outside they may look nearly identical, the performance and capacity of your memory …

Hiroshima, 1958: Everyday life captured on camera 【Photos】

The French actress <b>Emmanuelle Riva</b> is best known for her role in Alain Resnais’s <b>Hiroshima, Mon Amour</b>, an innovative 1959 drama that explores memory …

Gene Kelly inspires short anime from Japan, captures hearts around the world

If you’re feeling under the weather or just wanting to relax after a hard day, there are two things that can certainly pick you up and remind you of …

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Morpher Bike Helmet Folds In Half For Easy Storage

Bike helmets aren’t always the easier thing to store, but it certainly is an important accessory when cycling since it protects your head from …

Utility Cruisers by Prana Cycles

by Kate Beard<p>The inspiration to create a new company can come from many places. For Adriano Galardi and Richard Eastoe, it was a mutual love of cycling and visual design that turned their nebulous idea of creating an affordable but aesthetically pleasing city bicycle brand into Prana Cycles. The …

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The Serpent of Venice

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Moore<p>Venice, a long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from the Queen of Britain: the rascal-Fool Pocket.<p>This trio of cunning plotters—the merchant, Antonio; the senator, Montressor Brabantio; and the naval …

All the Light We Cannot See

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony Doerr<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b><br>From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the …

The Secret History

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>Donna Tartt, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent novel, <i>The Goldfinch</i>, established herself as a major talent with <i>The Secret</i> <i>History,</i> which has become a contemporary classic.<p>Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric …

The Museum of Extraordinary Things

• <b>Author:</b> Alice Hoffman<p>The “spellbinding” (<i>People</i>, 4 stars), <i>New York Times</i> bestseller from the author of <i>The Dovekeepers</i>: an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair—“an enchanting love story rich with history and a sense of place” (<i>USA TODAY</i>).<p>Coralie Sardie is the daughter of …

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

• <b>Author:</b> Gabrielle Zevin<p><b>A New York Times Bestseller, a #1 Indie Next Pick, and a #1 LibraryReads Selection</b><p><b>“This novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and, really, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.” —Eowyn Ivey, author of The Snow</b> …

BART station light pole base puzzle…and the Cheviot (chevy-ut)

Fujifilm X-E2. The Switch. A guest post by Fabio Camandona - MirrorLessons

<b>Fabio Camandona</b> became a photographer in 2007 during a vacation, twenty years after the thought “I’d like to be a photographer” first entered his …

The Right Way to Attach Your Camera Strap and Avoid Disaster

The best cameras have huge sensors, and cameras with huge sensors are larger and heavier than most. They also cost upwards of a thousand dollars. In …

My 4 Favourite Fujinon XF Lenses

<b>Note: the list has been updated with a 2015 edition.</b><p>The camera may be the chassis that records your images, but it is the lens that collects, …

Capturing Turin's Luci D'Artista: A GX7 vs. X100s High ISO Comparison - MirrorLessons

It was just two months shy of Christmas when I first stepped foot in the city that would become my home for the next five years. All I can remember …