Sydney Solis is an award-winning photographer, poet and artist. She has worked in The United States, Mexico and Ecuador for such newspapers and magazines as The News and Notimex in Mexico City, The Bakersfield Californian and Digital Video Magazine. She took 20 years off to raise two children, 15 of those as a young widow, in which time she created the award-winning pioneering programs and books Storytime Yoga and Mythic Yoga. She now lives in Osaka, Japan and has resumed her passion for travel photography and writing.
Markets are a genuine way to experience the amazing food and culture of Japan. Nishiki Market in Kyoto is not to be missed in Kansai, but for fewer crushing crowds of tourists try Kuroman Ichiba Market in Osaka for an authentic Japanese experience.