Lower Manhattan Skyline as Seen from New Jersey at Sunrise
08 Feb 2017 New York City #08

Lower Manhattan Skyline as Seen from New Jersey at Sunrise

This photo of the Lower Manhattan skyline was taken in 2014 on a chilly April morning, half an hour after this one. I had wanted to return to New York City for a long time, but I waited patiently until the construction of One World Trade Center (previously known also as the Freedom Tower) was completed. […]

Sunset over Seoul Skyscrapers, South Korea.  View from Central Seoul towards Yeouido.
06 Jan 2017 Seoul #02

Sunset over Seoul, South Korea

There are many mountain peaks within the city limits of Seoul. This photo was taken from Namsan, which is very easily accessible. You can take one the hiking trails, but you can also use the cable car. You can get to the top also by bus or taxi. […]

Lower Manhattan Skyline and the Hudson River, New York City
05 Jan 2017 New York City #06

Lower Manhattan Skyline and the Hudson River, New York City

After years of construction work, One World Trade Center was finally completed in 2014. The cranes a …

Elevated View of Tokyo with Skyscrapers in Shinjuku Ward, Japan
25 Dec 2016 Tokyo #17

Shinjuku Skyscrapers in Black and White, Tokyo, Japan

This photo has been taken from the rooftop of a skyscraper in Minato ward in central Tokyo. The characteristic, pencil-shaped skyscraper is NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building. It is not located in Shinjuku but in Shibuya. The skyscraper with two towers on the left is the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. […]

View from Central Seoul towards Yeouido.
13 Dec 2016 Seoul #01

Sunset over Seoul Skyscrapers, South Korea

I am a big fan of the East Asian megacities, and as such, of course I could not miss the opportunity to visit the South Korean megalopolis of Seoul. The city itself has a population of about 10 million and the metropolitan area is home to more than 24 million people. That is roughly half of the total population of South Korea. Huge! […]