How Traveling Kept Me From Abandoning My Camera

I have multiple photographers in my family, and although most of them do it strictly as a hobby, I can’t deny that these people have influenced me to try to take up photography myself. However, it wasn’t until recently that I began to work on improving my skills by taking photos of different places I travel to. I remember buying… More How Traveling Kept Me From Abandoning My Camera

Confessions of a Novice Traveler – Foreign Languages

As I looked for my return flight to the US in Narita International Airport, I showed my passport to a guard as part of the usual process. He was an older gentleman, one of a few guards at the checkpoint I came across in the international terminal. “Arigatou gozaimasu” I said, bowing my head slightly as… More Confessions of a Novice Traveler – Foreign Languages

Akihabara – Where Real Life and Japanese Media Collide

As a fan of Japanese video games and anime, Akihabara was easily one of the places I looked forward to the most in Japan. Little did I know that it was even more outlandish than I had imagined. For those who don’t know, Akihabara is a district in Tokyo well known for its numerous stores and shops… More Akihabara – Where Real Life and Japanese Media Collide