Every Saturday in December a nice firework is shot from one of the islands lying near the Rainbow Bridge. The weather is usually chilly but the view from Odaiba beaches is unique. These shows are also a very unique occasion to face some of the strangest “Japanese organizational skills”: before the fireworks all the terraces […]

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If you like those autumn days, those red leaves and those magnificient gradens, you shoul definitely consider visiting Kyu Furukawa garden. Not very far from Rikugien, this garden is smaller, but in my opinion much more interesting… and far less touristic, which is a very good point. Gear used: Fujifilm X-T3 + 56mm f/1.2

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Sleeping in temples can prove very comfortable, many of them having beautiful rooms to rent, often much better than many ryokans, the atmosphere of the temple adding much to the global picture. But to enjoy this, you’ll have to comply to certain rules: some temples require that you wake up early to attend the morning […]

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Tokyo is an endless surprise. This sunset was captured in Hachijojima, a small volcanic island roughly 300km south of Tokyo, but still administratively IN Tokyo. A simple 40mn domestic flight from Haneda airport will take you there for a good dose of wilderness including diving with turtles, hiking on top of a volcano, walking in […]

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