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24 Hours in Sapporo, Hokkaido
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24 Hours in Sapporo, Hokkaido

[caption id="attachment_5781" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Sapporo Cityscape at Night[/caption] Sapporo is the capital of Japanese island Hokkaido. In this post, I will show you how to explore the city main spot in just 24 hours. In addition to that, I will also show you how to add Otaru (小樽) city in the itinerary. So that you will have variety besides just Sapporo Metropolitan city. Start early and make your...

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Himeji Castle (姬路城) Then and Now
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Himeji Castle (姬路城) Then and Now

[caption id="attachment_5739" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Himeji Castle[/caption] There are many castles that are spread-out all over Japan, but Himeji Castle (姬路城) is the most famous one, because of its size and great condition. Also its great and beautiful architecture still intact and being preserve as the original condition. The castle is also the main reason why Himeji city and the people can grow and...

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24 Hours in Takayama & Shirakawago
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24 Hours in Takayama & Shirakawago

Takayama (高山) is a gateway to the famous Shirakawago (白川郷) historic village. Which is famous for its location at the valley of mountains and also the architecture of its traditional houses. So, in this post I will try to show the places that you can explore just 1 day including the Shirakawago Village and also the best spot at Takayama. I will called this 24 hours in Takayama & Shirakawago. Start early in...

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24 Hours in Okayama City
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24 Hours in Okayama City

The trip to Okayama City (岡山) was an unplanned detour from my trip to Japan. But, with the overwhelming number of tourist in major cities like Kyoto, made me wanted to escape from it. The purpose is so that I can get a chance experiencing the real Japan in my whole trip. For Okayama, I was stumbled upon one brochure with beautiful canal photo in it and after a short search, it was actually in Okayama. So, I made my way...

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Peaceful 24 Hours in Kyoto, Japan
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Peaceful 24 Hours in Kyoto, Japan

Here you will find my photo journal from the trip to Japan. And in this post, I will share what highlights you can experience in Kyoto City for 1 day/24 hours. Start early and catch the early train to Arashiyama (嵐山) to visit Tenryuji Temple (天龍寺). [caption id="attachment_5621" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Early Morning outside Tenryuji Temple[/caption] Experience beautiful Japanese Garden with...

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What To Expect While Cycling Alone Through The Beautiful Kibi Plains (吉備路)
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What To Expect While Cycling Alone Through The Beautiful Kibi Plains (吉備路)

Just 20-30 minutes Momotaro Line train ride outside the city of Okayama, you will find very interesting activity cycling through the countryside, paddy fields, Shrine/Temples and mounds which is called Kibi Plains (Kibiji, 吉備路). I started my journey early in the morning from Kyoto Station and arrive at Okayama Station around 9 in the morning. Then, I took Momotaro Line local train from Okayama heading to...

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Singapore Airlines (SQ) SilverKris January 2017 - SilverKris Explorer
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Singapore Airlines (SQ) SilverKris January 2017 - SilverKris Explorer

Happy New Year 2017! To start this year here are some of my photos being Featured in Singapore Airlines (SQ) SilverKris Inflight Magazines January 2017 edition for the first time in SilverKris Explorer Section. [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="3772,3774,3773,3775"] For full magazine, you can access it from here. If you have any questions or enquiries about Photography collaboration, please contact me...

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