Hi there. I’m Kimi Sugiyama. Welcome to my corner of the internet where I share travel stories and photos that stem from my insatiable desire to explore different cultures through food, nature, people, and all the adventures that come intertwined.More About Me Here »
Recent Blog Posts
After living in one of the most orderly and polite societies for a year (looking at you, Japan), it took some work adjusting to Seoul’s behavioral etiquette. By that I mean, the lack of eye contact, bluntness in the way they talk, […]
The powers that be say you should do something every day that scares you. Today (8/22/2015), I had my first experience in an isolation tank. Have you heard of isolation tanks or float centers before? This is a new concept for […]
Leaving Michigan The memory of the morning my dad dropped me off at the airport, it is permanently etched on my soul. My one-way flight to Japan was scheduled on the day of his birthday, and a part of me […]
Will Work for Travel
A photo collection by SYT – Download for Free
After quitting my desk job in 2012, I set out on a year long trip around the world across parts of North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. WWFT is that journey encompassed in 100 snapshots showcasing how radically different one place is from another. From Russia and Turkey to Malaysia and Korea, I leave no place behind in the hopes that it will inspire you to go out and explore this beautiful world for yourself.
Will Work for Japan
A photo collection by SYT – Coming Soon!
Having spent one year traveling all over Japan from the northern most prefecture of Hokkaido to the islands of Okinawa, WWFJ is a photo timeline that captures the quirks of Japanese culture, their culinary industry’s creativity, kindness of the people, and beauty of its landscape’s mixture of new and old. The idea behind WWFT is to entice you to visit Japan through 100+ photos and arm you with the resources you need to make the most of your time in Japan.