Whisky with a View Project – SG Edition

My journey with whisky appreciation grew exponentially after my maiden visit to the home of one of my favourite whisky brands, Nikka whisky in Hokkaido, Japan in 2016. A pilgrimage to Yoichi distillery, the birthplace of Nikka whisky, walking through a whisky history, heritage and culture, tasting and enjoying whisky, surrounded by gorgeous mountain and river beside the distillery. Over time, I slowly build up a small whisky collection as well as personal photography projects before arriving at Whisky with a view project – SG Edition. Whisky with a view project was partially inspired by this account on Instagram, traveling …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 3

23rd October 2016 – Day 3 It’s Sunday in Hokkaido, another cold and chilly autumn morning with the cold wind blowing. My plan for the morning was to make a pilgrimage to a whiskey that I really like a lot, Nikka whiskey. The birth place of Nikka whiskey is in this place called Yoichi, just three JR stations away from Otaru. I checked the local JR train timetable heading towards Yoichi the night before, planned the time to wake up, head towards onsen, buy my breakfast from the JR Otaru station convenience store before boarding the local JR train to …

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Hokkaido 2016 photography adventure introduction and overview

I visited Hokkaido in November 2014 for a Central/Eastern Hokkaido familiarisation trip and I fell in love with Hokkaido. This gorgeous destination is a photographers haven with the great outdoors and the natural environment. As a fan of the great outdoors, landscapes and love of photography, Hokkaido has a very special place in my heart. I made a promise that I wanted to return and visit Hokkaido again, I fulfilled my own promise when I visited Hokkaido from 20th to 27th October 2016 on my own personal photography trip. A personal photography trip that rejuvenated me from the difficult period …

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