Written Articles

The following are several articles that I have written for various digital publications.


A New Creative Renaissance Is Emerging in Traditional Kyoto – CULTURE TRIP

y gion is a creative space that blends traditional and modern aesthetics in Kyoto, Japan, designed by Creative Director Takuma Inoue.

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Meet the People Pulling the Strings Behind Los Angeles' Oldest Puppet Theater – CULTURE TRIP

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater was founded in 1963 and is currently the oldest operation marionette theater in Los Angeles, California.

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CHOW: Making the Chinese American Restaurant – CULTURE TRIP

The Museum of Food and Drink in Brooklyn's CHOW exhibit, which focuses on the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and the rise of the Chinese Restaurant in the United States.

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Break Up With Bad Habits At One of Kyoto's Most Obscure Shrines – CULTURE TRIP

Tucked away at the end of a twisting cobblestone path and hidden from the main streets of a city known for its 1600+ shrines and monuments, Yasui Konpira is one of Kyoto’s most eccentric and intriguing landmarks. Commonly referred to as the “Break Up Shrine,” the small Shinto shrine allows visitors to pray for assistance in breaking up with all kinds of situations – bad habits, poor work conditions, or even an overbearing mistress.

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