Originally Posted by Stitchawl
Keep in mind that I only take photos of the pretty places. The rest looks just like London, New York, or Mexico City... I'm sure the countryside in your area is just a lovely, only it's too familiar to you to notice.
Proust said; "The voyage of discovery is not in traveling to new lands, but in seeing with new eyes."
Granted. Though as much as I want to see the "real" Japan, even if it is now confined to the areas of which you speak, I also have very fond memories of Tokyo - I'm an admirer of cityscapes too, and fell in love with Rappongi, Ginza and other such districts.