Also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion – for obvious reasons. The present pavilion is a modern one, dating from the 1950s, after the previous structure was burned down by a… Read More
An annual festival for three, five and seven year old children where they dress up in their finest and go to the shrine with their families.
Electronics, maid cafes, anime, video games. What more could you want?
The quintessence of Zen.
Some people just love to dress up.
Beautiful colours of turning leaves, together with the warm days and cool evenings, make autumn one of the best times to visit Japan.
No city lights up like Tokyo when darkness falls.
These foxes or kitsune are messengers of Shinto deity Inari and offer good luck and protection against evil spirits.
Japanese gardens are rightfully famous and imitated around the world.
Sunday afternoons in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park play host to rockabillies drinking, swivelling and generally rocking out to their favourite tunes.
Wedding procession. Beautiful bride and groom. Preparing for formal portraits.
Paper fortunes, found in Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples all over Japan.
Cows lounge in the shade of one of Jaisalmer’s beautiful havelis (private mansion), with their intricately carved sandstone walls and balconies. Rajasthan, India.