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Tokyo, Japan: the largest city in the world. I was expecting blinding neon lights, agoraphobia-inducing crowds, an exhausting pace. I feared the jam-packed subway at rush hour, the feeling of disappearing in a human tide, the oppression of the tall buildings obscuring the sky. I was prepared to be brutally swallowed by a monster metropolis — with the hope that it would spit me out eventually.
Well, one thing that’s certain is …

[ Written by Marie C | 19 Dec 2013 | 7 Comments | ]

Harajuku! Smack bang near the top of my ‘places I need to go’ list, the mere name of this district of Tokyo never fails to conjure up a glittering montage of tempting images. Delicious sushi, crazy theme bars, neon lights… but the major draw? The fashion.
Harajuku style put Japan on the fashion map. Heads were turned when photographer Shoichi Aoki began to chronicle Tokyo street style in his magazines, STREET …

[ Written by Alex | 10 Jul 2012 | 8 Comments | ]

When you travel you might want to bring back the stories and impressions you had. A dried flower, food poisoning, a handful of sand, 8GB of photography, a little scar or a complete new point of view on how the world turns are only some of the possibilities you have.

It’s never that easy to capture what a place is and feels like for you. How can you catch the smell …

[ Written by guest | 3 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
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