Category archives: Japan

Stuck in Narita Airport and Los Angeles - 2017 Travels

What happens when one of the craziest tropical cyclone hits your hometown and you're away on vacation?  You get delayed, stuck, and not really knowing when you'll be able to get back.  Read more of our 'stuck overseas' experiences when traveling during hurricane season after our Thailand Budget Travel Trip in 2017... Ok... while we were traveling, we watched the news[...]

Tokyo Auto Salon 2018 with the Google Pixel 2

  Goodbye #TeamiPhone, hello #TeamPixel.  It has been about 3 weeks since the switch and I'm quite happy with it.  This post will be a mix review of the Pixel 2 and Tokyo Auto Salon coverage... but really more of TAS 2018... I'm currently in Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan posting this from a Starbucks down the street... since I've explored most of the tourist spots, the[...]

2017: A Year In Photographs

2017.... it was a great year working with some awesome companies, people, and friends.  I really thank you for the support and hope to continue on in 2018.  This blog post will be highlighting some of the things I've done last year. January 2017...  This was a busy month as I had a couple of car photoshoots and a trip to Japan.  Took a journey there for a week and th[...]

Clay Barnett's Mazda FD RX-7 Super Street Feature

With the correct guidance of tuning and support from a small group of friends, one can build a pretty bad ass FD RX-7.  That's exactly what @clayspec aka Clay Barnett did with the guys from Final Form USA.  Check out behind the scenes photos by Dennis Nguyen of Clay Barnett's Mazda FD RX-7 Super Street feature below. If you haven't had the chance to pick up the iss[...]

The Arrival of 'RWB Kana' - Houston Automotive Photography

Straight from Chiba, Japan, Nate's RWB Porsche 964 arrived late January 2017 (yeah, I'm hella late posting this).  I got to tag along with him and his dad to the Arrival of 'RWB Kana' - Houston Automotive Photography....  A few days after coming back from the Tokyo / TAS 2017 trip, Nate's 'RWB Kana' arrived to Houston.   He had planned to pick up the car with just [...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 6 - Recommended Places to Eat and Visit

"What restaurants did you go to in Tokyo?  How do you get there?  Places to visit in Tokyo?  Things to do in Tokyo?"   My last and final blog post from Journey to Tokyo (2017)... maybe.  I'm currently packing for another trip en route to in Hong Kong / Taipei, but before leaving, I wanted had to finish up this post and catch up with stuff I've been doing before and a[...]

Journey to Tokyo:  Part 5 - The Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet Akihabara UDX and Daikoku PA

What happen with @stickydiljoe's The Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet Akihabara UDX?  What is Daikoku PA and how do you get there?  Part 5 will be about Joey Lee's Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet and Daikoku PA.  So what happen with Joey Lee's The Chronicles Akihabara UDX Meet?  If you haven't been following @stickydiljoe's blogs, shame on you, but what had happened was[...]

Journey to Tokyo:  Part 4 - Tokyo Auto Salon Life

"How do you get to Tokyo Auto Salon?  How much is admission?  How do you apply for press passes?  Is one day enough to cover the show? " This post is pretty much a guide to Tokyo Auto Salon and will be super informative if you've never been and plan to go sometime in the near future... Tokyo Auto Salon - biggest Tokyo convention of modified cars, women, and perve[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 3 - Car Life

What car events happen during the week of Tokyo Auto Salon?  Where are the best meets?  How do you get there?  If you're not sure of what to do or where to go, check out this post for annual events that happen every year before the show.    Part 3 - Car Life In the last post, we explored what car life is like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 (TAS2017) at M[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 2 - 35mm Car Life

What's car life like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon?  Take a sneak peak as I visit  (株)メイクオーバー or Makeover Co.,Ltd .  Views from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku from Part 1 of Journey to Tokyo (2017).  Just FYI, this post will be just about cars so skip on to the next post or just close this tab because it's either mildly interesting or bor[...]