Hi, I’m Kimi, a passionately curious world traveler, foodie, and mountain child who uses curiosity and appetite as a compass. 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.

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Happy to Be Settled

Happy to Be Settled

Post typical Saturday afternoon errands to the supermarket and Barnes & Noble, I sat down at the kitchen counter while my mom rustled around the kitchen putting groceries away. My mind started to wander, and from out of nowhere, I […]

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Will Work for Travel

A photo collection by SYT – Free Download

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.

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Will Work for Japan

A photo collection by SYT – Free Download

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, the culinary industry’s creativity, kindness of the people, and the blend of new and old. WWFJ is meant to entice you to visit Japan through 100 snapshots and arm you with the resources you need to make the most of your time in Japan.