tokyo glass

in the aoyama area of tokyo comme des garçons store (flagship with aspirations to starship; the store was designed by the label’s chief designer and founder,

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龍安寺(ryoan-ji)

うらやまし美しう成て散る紅葉 urayamashi utsukushuu natte chiru momiji how enviable becoming beautiful falling maple leaves

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claska

the claska is newly refurbished but preserves the vaguely 60s — 70s retro pastiche of its original conception. it’s a lot of fun to stay here. a very quirky

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kyoto

the screen is a delightful place to stay in kyoto. the staff are beautiful in every sense, very foreigner user-friendly, and situated in a quirky little shi-shi

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in kensington gardens

commisioned by j.m. barrie, the author of peter pan — the little boy who wouldn’t grow up, from sculptor george frampton in 1902, installed in kensington

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roppongi hills, tokyo

wrote about this area of tokyo while it was still in development, for FX magazine. check out the inattentive reader (the sister site of this

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