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When you're riding on the Tokyo Metro, there's a good chance the other people on the train are either staring at their phones or sleeping. I kind of understand the phone thing, since I'm one of those people who can't go very long without checking his...

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Hello, Tokyo

We arrived in Tokyo on Saturday and found the 70 degree temps that greeted us much more pleasant than the steamy furnace that we stepped into when we were here in July. My wife's conference started today, which meant I was left on my own to...

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Ice cream boy of Asakusa

Some times when I'm walking on a crowded street, I'll carry the camera up high at the ready -- with my finger on the shutter button -- as opposed to carrying it at hip level like many people do. I don't think either technique is great but holding the...

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Night rider — Shinjuku, Tokyo

I grabbed this shot while we were walking around Tokyo looking for a Japanese barbecue place that my wife had read about on the web. While getting around on the Tokyo Metro is pretty easy,  navigating the streets was a different matter entirely for us because the...

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Prayers for the departed

Every day, thousands of people visit the the Basilica del Santo Niño in Cebu City. It's the site of the oldest church in the Philippines and home to some of its most important religious relics. There's an interesting back story to the church that involves the...