April 14, 2020 + Japan, Kyushu
It is hard to say if the Ghibli-esque village of Kurokawa Onsen is nestled into the land, or is a an organic growth out of it. An entity that emerged magical and complete with buildings and pathways. Something placed by the ancient forest gods to lure humans to settle. Sitting empty for millennia, waiting with its own mysterious purposes. Which are now fulfilled with… Read More
May 8, 2017 + Japan, Kyoto
Located up mount Otowain above Kyoto’s Higashiyama Ward, Kyomizu Dera is one of the most impressive structures of ancient Japan (and holds one of the best views in Kyoto!).
December 7, 2016 + Japan, Kyoto
The Daigoji complex, a Shingon Buddhist temple in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan holds eighteen national treasures. It holds one of the most beautiful gardens in all Kyoto. The perfect place to contemplate the colors of fall and the blooms of spring.
September 4, 2016 + Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia is the most important Byzantine structure and one of the world’s great monuments. This incredible structure has been a church for 916 years, a mosque for 482 years and now a museum for for over 82 years!