Tokyo — Although I have been working for Japan for years now, all of my clients were gaijins residing here. Today I had my first visit to a proper Japanese client, a corporation in Minato-ku, filled with salary men in a grey building. I was a little nervous: Nervous I wouldn’t bow enough, or too much, or in the wrong moment. Nervous I would not give my meishi – business card – in the proper, two-handed wa...
Hakone — There is nothing surprising about a Japanese ryokan visit in Hakone. That is, beyond your first adventure — there is nothing surprising, and the experience is seemingly engineered to this purpose. An...
Climbing Arima Dam (有間ダム): A Moment of Respite (img credit: Gueorgui)
Eating food, talking food, drawing food #30dayssketching
Learning to read the air
Nakameguro looking all majestic n' shit.
Nature vs nurture? What constitutes family, identity, home, culture, society...
All kinds of friends.
Feeding my Japanese nostalgia
This is a Japanese style of old house and has been transformed into a Tea House in Taipei city.
A Japanese family outing.
The neighbors keep to themselves.
The practice is all that remains.