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~ Minoh Falls ~
Caught a glimpse of this place just as the leaves are all starting to fall. Everywhere in Japan is time sensitive now, hopefully we’re gonna get a white Christmas this year!
~ Minoh Falls ~ Caught a glimpse of this place just as the leaves are all starting to fall. Everywhere in Japan is time sensitive now, hopefully we’re gonna get a white Christmas this year!
~ Going upstream in 2019 ~
Happy December, today is super cold. Felt like the freezing temperature came out of nowhere... it was really warm a few days ago, too. Well, 2018 is coming to an end soon, looking forward and climbing higher in 2019.
~ Going upstream in 2019 ~ Happy December, today is super cold. Felt like the freezing temperature came out of nowhere... it was really warm a few days ago, too. Well, 2018 is coming to an end soon, looking forward and climbing higher in 2019.
~ Wanderin’ Kansai ~
Starting to piece together my next big Wanderin’ travel film. Got some pretty good stuff coming your way, finally finished editing and catching up on client work. Onto releasing projects I’ve been slowly working on!
~ Wanderin’ Kansai ~ Starting to piece together my next big Wanderin’ travel film. Got some pretty good stuff coming your way, finally finished editing and catching up on client work. Onto releasing projects I’ve been slowly working on!
~ 物の哀れ ~
Mono no aware; another beautiful Japanese phrase I was taught, which means the bittersweetness of fading beauty. In this case, it’s the fleeting season of autumn as Japan approaches the last few days before all the fall foliage disappears into winter.
~ 物の哀れ ~ Mono no aware; another beautiful Japanese phrase I was taught, which means the bittersweetness of fading beauty. In this case, it’s the fleeting season of autumn as Japan approaches the last few days before all the fall foliage disappears into winter.
~ Rays of sunlight ~
Luckily the day I came here the weather was super nice because a few days before and days after it started raining and became freezing cold. Feeling blessed for good weather for good footage.
~ Rays of sunlight ~ Luckily the day I came here the weather was super nice because a few days before and days after it started raining and became freezing cold. Feeling blessed for good weather for good footage.
~ Cherry Blossom? Nah, just autumn ~
This place is actually ranked number 1 in the Kansai region as the best place to view the nicest fall foliage. Glad I caught it before all the leaves started falling!
~ Cherry Blossom? Nah, just autumn ~ This place is actually ranked number 1 in the Kansai region as the best place to view the nicest fall foliage. Glad I caught it before all the leaves started falling!
~ December 2018 ~
I wanna take a moment and give a shout out to all the people who have helped me and pushed me since last December. I was in a weird spot last December, I was happy but I knew I could be doing so much more. Fast forward a year later, I have traveled to 4 different continents in less than 3 months working on exciting projects with different clients and people.
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@commisrestaurant everyone I met there @jamessyhabout @celtin_andrew @fonzy037 @sandinthekitchen made a huge impact in my life, will always be thankful for my time there. 
@tonypliao thanks for being on my ass from time to time
@irisychen thanks for pushing me and being an inspiration 
@FremontHomies friends I can always find and count on back at home
@derrickteh technically the man who got everything started for me thank you love you
@kkoki87 thanks for being the best big bro and looking out for me when I was at my lowest
@lifeasmarisa Thanks cousin
@theshushi you already know
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Excuse the long post! Looking forward to connecting and reconnecting with more people in 2019!
~ December 2018 ~ I wanna take a moment and give a shout out to all the people who have helped me and pushed me since last December. I was in a weird spot last December, I was happy but I knew I could be doing so much more. Fast forward a year later, I have traveled to 4 different continents in less than 3 months working on exciting projects with different clients and people. ••• @commisrestaurant everyone I met there @jamessyhabout @celtin_andrew @fonzy037 @sandinthekitchen made a huge impact in my life, will always be thankful for my time there. @tonypliao thanks for being on my ass from time to time @irisychen thanks for pushing me and being an inspiration @FremontHomies friends I can always find and count on back at home @derrickteh technically the man who got everything started for me thank you love you @kkoki87 thanks for being the best big bro and looking out for me when I was at my lowest @lifeasmarisa Thanks cousin @theshushi you already know ••• Excuse the long post! Looking forward to connecting and reconnecting with more people in 2019!
~ Shirahige Shrine in swipey mode ~
Breathtaking place, simple as that.
~ Shirahige Shrine in swipey mode ~ Breathtaking place, simple as that.
~ Chasing Sunsets ~
I have been chasing different sunsets and sunrises from four different continents already in the past three months. This sunset was definitely one of the most memorable.
~ Chasing Sunsets ~ I have been chasing different sunsets and sunrises from four different continents already in the past three months. This sunset was definitely one of the most memorable.
~ 風物詩 Fuubutsushi ~ 
A Japanese phrase which means things that remind you of a season, whether it’d be feelings, scents, or images that brings memories, thoughts or anticipation of a particular season. I feel the fleeting autumn season with the coming of winter ❄️ aka cuffing season
~ 風物詩 Fuubutsushi ~ A Japanese phrase which means things that remind you of a season, whether it’d be feelings, scents, or images that brings memories, thoughts or anticipation of a particular season. I feel the fleeting autumn season with the coming of winter ❄️ aka cuffing season
~ Street food at night ~
One of the best things I love about Asia and not just Japan is the variety of street food that is widely available throughout the night. You can find everything you’re craving for, for a low price 🤤
~ Street food at night ~ One of the best things I love about Asia and not just Japan is the variety of street food that is widely available throughout the night. You can find everything you’re craving for, for a low price 🤤
~ Osaka Castle ~
The moment I found this angle, I was so drawn into making sure I can replicate what I saw and the emotions I got out of seeing this scene. What do you feel and where does it inspire you to go next?
~ Osaka Castle ~ The moment I found this angle, I was so drawn into making sure I can replicate what I saw and the emotions I got out of seeing this scene. What do you feel and where does it inspire you to go next?
~ Momiji 🍁 ~
Days are getting colder and colder, gotta film as much content as I can before it gets too cold to go outside. Gonna be plenty of days warming up inside the kotatsu.
~ Momiji 🍁 ~ Days are getting colder and colder, gotta film as much content as I can before it gets too cold to go outside. Gonna be plenty of days warming up inside the kotatsu.
~ Waiting for Christmas ~
Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am so ready for Christmas. Nonetheless, still appreciating one of the best places to enjoy some fall foliage.
~ Waiting for Christmas ~ Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am so ready for Christmas. Nonetheless, still appreciating one of the best places to enjoy some fall foliage.
~ Autumn 🍂 ~
Kyoto is so cold, escaped to Osaka for the day to enjoy some nice warm sunshine and spent some good quality time exploring this city. It’s nice to feel the season change though 🍁
~ Autumn 🍂 ~ Kyoto is so cold, escaped to Osaka for the day to enjoy some nice warm sunshine and spent some good quality time exploring this city. It’s nice to feel the season change though 🍁
~ Garden Views ~
After some turkey, time to sit down and enjoy a hot cup of matcha tea and enjoy the Zen Garden 🍵
~ Garden Views ~ After some turkey, time to sit down and enjoy a hot cup of matcha tea and enjoy the Zen Garden 🍵
~ Illuminated path ~
So much symbolism in Japan’s architecture and so much Zen. Visited quite a few night time illuminations and each of them are unique in its own way ✨
~ Illuminated path ~ So much symbolism in Japan’s architecture and so much Zen. Visited quite a few night time illuminations and each of them are unique in its own way ✨
~ Shoren-in Night Illumination ~
It looks better in person, definitely tried my best (without a tripod) it’s so hard to capture the variation of the lights.
~ Shoren-in Night Illumination ~ It looks better in person, definitely tried my best (without a tripod) it’s so hard to capture the variation of the lights.