I recently had the opportunity to visit the historic Piper’s Opera House and put together a virtual tour of the building. It was my first experience with 360° photography and it was a fun challenge. You can click through the different nodes to see different parts of the building. Read The Rest
Ah Osaka! When we mentioned we were going to Osaka to Japanese people they were not super pumped about it. They were like, that’s cool and all but Tokyo! Kyoto! and I get it Osaka might not be as exciting and glamorous as the other locations, but it has charm nonetheless (and the cutest cats). But the best thing about Osaka – the food! Read The Rest
This new exhibition in Tokyo celebrates a 30-year retrospective of Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio famous for anime films like Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Princess Mononoke. The centerpiece of the Studio Ghibli Expo is a room filled with various airships from several Ghibli films, specifically a sizeable illuminated replica of a ship from Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky that rises and falls as if airborne, complete with dozens of whirring propellers. So cool.