Born in Malaysia, raised in Japan and graduated from the University of Hawaii, Rie is the creative force behind the multi-media production at Outdoor Japan both behind the camera and in front of the lens in many of the videos produced for our readers, sponsors and destinations. Rie works closely with tourism organizations in Japan and overseas developing strategies to create exciting content to promote their destinations to our readers in Japan and round the globe. She also regularly works with outdoor and lifestyle brands and NPOs to provide video, photo and editorial content while supporting travel and tourism in Japan. Rie regularly represents Outdoor Japan at conferences, panel discussions and on television, presenting in English and Japanese.
Japan is well known for its high-speed bullet trains and extremely efficient transportation schedules. But for the traveler w...
Shikoku’s many mountains, valleys and proximity to the ocean has made it a hidden gem for rafting, kayaking and canyoning enthusiasts willing to take a step or two further from the Golden Route of Kyoto and Osaka.