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  1. Finding the Best Time of Year to Visit Tokyo

    02 Dec 2019
    For many people, Tokyo is a “once in a lifetime”, bucket list type of destination. Because of this, it’s natural to want to plan your Tokyo vacation to the fullest extent possible. After all, who knows when or if you’ll ever find time to come back? One question that often…

  2. These 5 Neighborhoods are Tokyo’s Hidden Gems

    28 Nov 2019
    Sean Pavone | ShutterStock As one of the largest cities in the world, Tokyo has no shortage interesting places to explore. Unfortunately, it would take you several lifetimes to see it all, and I’m willing to bet your vacation in Japan is slightly shorter than that. To make the best…

  3. Tokyo Vegan Food Tour with Foodie Adventure Japan

    06 Nov 2019
    For all of its amazing cusine; from sushi, to yakitori and beyond, Japan has a reputation for being notoriously difficult for vegetarians and vegans to navigate. Language barrier aside, most western visitors are also dealing with a myriad of dishes and ingredients that are entirely new to them. Ingredients like…

  4. The 5 Best Free Attractions in Tokyo

    11 Oct 2019
    As anyone will tell you, Japan, albeit an amazing place to visit, is not cheap. While it may not be as expensive as the likes of Singapore or Paris, it’s worth researching budget advice while preparing for your trip to Tokyo. That being said, the city is also home to…

  5. The Factory Workers of Japan

    29 Sep 2019
    As a freelance photographer in Japan, most of my clients contact me for portrait photography in Tokyo. On occasion however, publications will reach out to me for editorial photography throughout Asia. I was recently contacted by the Japan National Tourism Organization to shoot a series of photos in Ishikawa and…

  6. Portrait Photography in Tokyo with Francis

    13 Sep 2019
    We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but I believe a great portrait can speak volumes. When putting your face out there in the world; be it on your website, LinkedIn, or even online dating profiles, the picture you choose to represent yourself tells a story…

  7. Mount Fuji Bachelorette Party

    02 Sep 2019
    To celebrate her upcoming wedding, Gloria and six of her friends decided to plan a special trip to Japan. The highlight of their weekend getaway was to be a one day trip to the Mount Fuji lakes region to take in some of world-famous views. Before heading to Japan, the…

  8. Tokyo Event Photography with Nina

    28 Aug 2019
    I recently had the pleasure of photographing Ninachella; the yearly birthday bash of my good friend, Nina Cataldo. This year was an extra special occasion, as it also served as a going away party before she sets sail with Peace Boat in the coming days. Rather than my usual posed…

  9. 5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Travel Photos

    05 Aug 2019
    As a photographer in Tokyo, I’ve seen my fair share of tourists snapping travel photos. While it’s fantastic that people are documenting their adventures (With the exception of selfie sticks. Those things are a plague that need to be stopped), I have seen far too many vacation photos from family…

  10. Portrait Photography in Tokyo with Nina

    30 Jul 2019
    Most people are lucky to be able to do one or two things extremely well. As a bilingual speaker, accomplished photojournalist, experienced brand consultant and travel junky with an impressive list of countries to her name, Nina Cataldo tends to make your average person look lazy in comparison.  As a…

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