Nabana no Sato 2019

I went to Nabano no Sato in Mie prefecture. It was the most beautiful flower garden I’ve ever seen. It’s so huge,

Nagashima Spaland in Mie

My dear friend in Nara decided to bring me to Nagashima Spaland in Mie prefecture. It is a 2-hour drive from Nara.  Nagashima

The View of Osaka City from Umeda Sky Building

I went up Umeda Sky Building in Umeda, Osaka. The building is 39 floors high. At the very top is the observatory. The admissio

Ōmiwa and Tanzan Shrine and Asuka Rice Terraces

I visited Nara again, and went to a couple of Shinto shrines: Ōmiwa Shrine and Tanzan Shrine. On the way, we passed by the mo

Sakura Festival at the Mall

SM Seaside Cebu had their Sakura Festival last March 8, 9, and 10. I think this festival is in-line with the cherry blossoms i

Kaitenzushi (Conveyor Belt Sushi/Train Sushi)

One of my favorite places to eat in Japan is the Kaitenzushi! It’s so cheap and delicious! I can stay and eat all day, b

Asuka Culture Festival 2018

UPDATE: I’ve added the night photos for the event. I was fortunate enough to witness the annual 古都飛鳥文化祭 (K

Universal Studios Japan 2018

My first visit to the Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan. I cannot describe how much fun I had. This place is amazing! I wish I

Walking around Umeda Osaka Station Building

This is Osaka Station Building in Umeda. The train station is one huge building, surrounded by many other huge buildings. Near

Dotonbori, Osaka at night

Roaming around Dotonbori, Osaka at night to try out my XF80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS Macro lens with my X-T20. This lens is really pow