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Arabica % Kyoto Coffee Shop

Arabica % Kyoto Coffee Shop

Arabica % Kyoto is a must visit while in Kyoto. A stone’s throw from Hokanji temple sits this coffee shop designed so well that is impossible to walk past – it really does just strike you. It fits in beautifully when you imagine what Kyoto […]

Tokyo’s Chic & Cheap Hotels

Tokyo’s Chic & Cheap Hotels

Sandwiched in a quiet, office-lined hinterland in Chuo Ward, Citan is a hub of culture and cool in an otherwise boring slice of Tokyo. It is a project by Backpackers’ Japan, which began in 2010 to create places where people of all backgrounds can meet […]

Local Coffee Shops _ Origin Coffee And Tea

Local Coffee Shops _ Origin Coffee And Tea

Such a relaxing atmosphere here in Rocklin, California – just outside Sacramento. Their original blends and chill surroundings make for a great coffee adventure. Here is the link to take a peak before you head over: ORIGIN Coffee and Tea   

Winter Rice Fields in Northern California

Winter Rice Fields in Northern California

California’s 550,000 acres of rice ground doubles as a winter habitat for millions of migratory birds and other wildlife. Driving around the YOLO causeway yesterday at sunset, the flooded rice fields were like art. For photographers like me, it’s an excellent time to view millions […]

Folsom’s Rainbow Bridge Celebrates 100

Folsom’s Rainbow Bridge Celebrates 100

  When I moved to the Sacramento area two years ago, one of the areas that really caught my interest was the Folsom area. It is steeped in history and the architecture of the old historic downtown is quite beautiful and always beckons me back. […]