Author Archives: Beth Leung

Kobe Luminarie (神戸ルミナリエ), Commemoration Through Beauty

As everyone begins putting up their Christmas lights to celebrate the season, the city of Kobe, Japan puts up magnificent displays of lights as well– only these lights aren’t for Christmas cheer. Each year in December, the Kobe Luminarie is held for 12 days. This light festival commemorates the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. The […]

Dotonbori, Osaka, Japan

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is from my trip to Dotonbori in Osaka, Japan. Dotonbori is usually at the top of the list for anyone traveling through Osaka. As a single street, running alongside the Dotonbori Canal, this area was once notorious as a red light […]