Exploring in Kurashiki, Japan, atop a hill, I found this shrine decorated with dozens of Daruma dolls, which are representations of the Buddhist monk Bodhidharma.
Numerous burial mounds covering the tombs of ancient kings and queens appear all over Gyeongju, South Korea, and give the city its distinctive atmosphere.
Standing out in the middle of the city, Himeji castle just gets more and more impressive as I walk from the train station, down the main avenue and into the surrounding gardens in Himeji, Japan.
After having been dropped off at the bus stop in an empty lot some distance outside of town, I was glad to see that I had walked in the right direction to Wudangshan, China.
Amid the hustle and bustle of downtown Tokyo, Japan, the immaculate grounds around the Imperial Palace is a perfect place for a relaxing break.
Arriving early in Beijing, China, with plenty of free time, I take a morning stroll around Shicha Lake and explore the surrounding hutong alleyways.
Millennium Park is filled with many works of public art, such as the Pritzker Pavilion, designed by Frank Gehry, which blends sculpture and architecture in Chicago, USA.