Swedish Store Signs

There’s something particularly charming about old store signs. They have history, character, and craftsmanship that most store signs today lack. I’ve spotted plenty of these vintage store signs over the years. Whenever I visit Sweden, I keep an eye out…

Japan Travel Diary: Week 3

What about moving away from Tokyo a little? I’m standing in front of a famous canal in Osaka. It travels through rows of buildings, and tourists get to enjoy the sight of the city from the vantage point of a…

Japan Travel Diary: Week 2

In Japan, when people eat a good bowl of ramen, they slurp. I have to admit, I’ve done my fair share of ramen-slurping in Japan. Starting in Tokyo, of course. The ramen shops here are tiny, but the quality is…