Located in Ishikawa Prefecture and a good 2 hours away from Tokyo by Shinkansen, Kanazawa is one of those cities where time has somehow stopped, giving us the chance to enjoy Japan like never before! This is especially true in Kanazawa Higashi Chaya District, which is the geisha district of Kanazawa and as such is […]

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Joshinji Temple or Jōshin-ji is home of the three Buddha Halls which are just in front of the main Hall, house of three of the nine Amida (Amitabha) Buddha. Each of these tall statues shows a different hand position, also known as Mudra, which have a symbolic meaning in the esoteric Buddhism.

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Nope, that’s not a joke nor we are talking here about Plum Blossom, here you are the first fully bloomed Sakura in Tokyo! (Photos taken yesterday) Now rest assure you are not too late for the Sakura season, this particular Sakura Tree (Cherry Tree) actually come from the Izu Peninsula and from the Kawazu Zakura […]

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Birthplace of one of Tokyo’s oldest trees (more than 700 years old), the Joshinji Temple or Jōshin-ji was first established in 1678 in Kuhonbutsu (a few meters away from the Kuhonbutsu Station in Tokyo) and home of the three Buddha Halls which are just in front of the main Hall, house of three of the […]

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Teoke are small wooden buckets used in Japan for many different things and locations like Sento, Onsen, Temple as well as cemeteries. In this 360 Panorama you can see many Teoko owned by different families that and stored in a small houses in Joshinji Temple cemetery.

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As you may have guessed, I have a bit of fun playing with the Theta S… Not that the camera is amazingly good (Video are way too bad, a lot of artefacts on pictures…) but for the web I would argue that’s good enough! Anyway, here you are a small 360 panorama of Okusawa Shrine’s […]

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Guess what? We just got ourselves a Theta S… and Yep we will soon integrate 360 degree photos (at first) into our workload… Yeah!!!!

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Hiroshima Okonomiyaki, also known as Hiroshimayaki, are among the most famous types of okonomiyaki you can find. While staying in Hiroshima, we decided to stop at the first okonomiyaki we found around the Okonomimura area and start shooting a short video for you, while our “chef’ cooked our “Japanese Pancake” in front of us. Now […]

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Despite being the 4th largest city in Japan with over 2 million inhabitants, Nagoya is often snubbed for its larger neighbor : Osaka. Still, Nagoya as a lot to offer and if you give it a chance, Nagoya will surely surprise you with its vibrancy and its unique atmosphere where modernity and tradition collide for […]

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Located in Kyoto Prefecture and more precisely near Kameoka City, the Izumo Daijingu was founded in 702 to enshrine the god Okuninushi and his beloved wife Mihotsu-hime. Izumo Daijingu is associated with 3 divine favors – health, marriage and fortune. Water spouting from Mikage mountain, known as Manai no Mizu, is supposed to bring longevity […]

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Located just 40 minutes away from Tokyo in Saitama City, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum is the world’s first publicly run museum dedicated to bonsai art. With a collection boasting 100 bonsai masterpieces and bonsai-related artifacts such as bonsai pots, miniature landscape stones (called suiseki), books and woodblock prints, etc., tourists as well as bonsai […]

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A few weeks ago we were traveling to Nagano prefecture and we could not resist to have a stop to the famous Zenkō-ji temple and its many wonders. While shooting some video he could not resist making the one below of a group coming toward us, which as you will see, look rather “funny” when […]

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