Suzuka 8 Hours 2016

The 2016 Suzuka 8-Hours is in the bag, and once again the Japanese endurance race proved to be a formidable challenge to its competitors, and a great spectacle for fans. As expected, this edition of the Suzuka 8-Hours saw strong teams succumb to the challenges of endurance racing – examples being the Honda factory-backed MuSASHI…

Dreaming Of The Runway

From Dreams To The Runway Tokyo Girls Collection kicked off its talent search with Tokyo Girls Audition 2015 (TGA15), arousing more than 40,000 young hopefuls to submit their application packets online (Feb-Apr) throughout Japan and I was able to tag along for myself and document the eclectic crowd of contestants at their auditions for TGC’s…

Traditional Beauty

For over a thousand years, Kyoto has thrived and was once the cultural and imperial capital of Japan. Now it’s a very popular tourist destination, it is also the hometown of Japan’s mysterious geishas. The word ‘geisha’ means a skilled artist highly trained in music, dance, and art of conversation. They were not paid to sell…