[January 2020] The emerald green immersion of the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. The wild monkeys of the Arashiyama Monkey Park. The legendary orange torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. The shining brilliance of the Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion. The majestic, towering pagodas of Kiyomizu-dera…
This episode has it all as I arrive in KYOTO, JAPAN!! Childhood dreams come true, as I run through a bucket list of attractions with a few friends and eat everything in sight. Once the capital of Japan, Kyoto boasts a collection of temples, shrines, gardens, and imperial palaces all within close proximity, making it a central hub for historical and cultural appreciation.
» Music: A VERY SPECIAL SHOUT-OUT to my extremely talented friend, Grace Park, who teamed up with me to compose 100% of all music featured in this video from scratch!!! It was a pleasure to collaborate and harmonize visual content and audio to produce a true end-to-end production.
0:00:17 – Osaka Kansai International Airport
0:01:02 – Kyoto Station
0:01:51 – Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
0:03:14 – Arashiyama Monkey Park
0:04:50 – Steak Otsuka
0:06:36 – Fushimi Inari Shrine
0:07:27 – Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion
0:08:52 – Kiyomizu-dera
0:10:20 – LED Stairs at Kyoto Station
0:10:29 – Katsukura
0:11:02 – Kyoto Station Skywalk
0:11:08 – View of Kyoto Tower
0:11:31 – Bar Stardust Club
0:12:14 – Outro
» You can catch my entire trip to Indonesia here:
Episode 1: Jakarta, Indonesia |
Episode 2: Bali, Indonesia |
Episode 3: Nusa Penida, Indonesia |
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» Shot on GoPro Hero 8 (
» Video Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro (
I hope my travel vlogs bring a little joy to your day and share a glimpse into the corners of this world, encouraging newfound appreciation of the diversity this planet has to offer. CHEERS!