Maishima Sludge Center

If you have been to Kansai International Airport in Japan, you might have noticed two very distinct towers along the way. One is color blue and that is what I’m going to blog about. This building was designed by the late Friedensreich Hundertwasser. So what is this building? This is actually Osaka’s water recycling facility…

Retro Osaka Buildings : Arai Building

新井(Arai) Building was original a bank back in 1922. It then became a restaurant in 1976 but unfortunately due to some safety issues the restaurant closed. In 2005, a patry shop , Gokan opened in the first floor. The building has 4 floors and 1 basement floor. Currently the upper floors are now office space…

Retro Osaka Buildings : Ikoma Building

Hello hello , long time no hear or write. Had a few adventures lately and hopefully I would be able to share them with you. Let’s start with the latest one. Had the oppurtunity to join an event organized by Yelp Osaka to visit two of the historical buildings in Osaka. Out first stop is…

Summer 2014: A Glimpse of Matsumoto Castle

First of all Happy Happy New Year Everyone. I hope everybody had a great new year celebration, I will be posting about how I celebrated my new year later on but for now, let me continue about what I did last summer :). ——————————- The next day, after visiting Kurobe Dam, Miss Y and I…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Horizon

Last week Japan was visited by two typhoons, thankfully it did not fully enter the country and we were spared. By Saturday, there were still rain clouds looming in the sky and some drizzle here and there. I was in Kyoto that time visiting a friend and on my way back home I met with…