Aki Shikama

Travel Journalist / Photographer / Public speaker / Frequent flyer
Airport and Airplane Travel Adviser

Born in Osaka, Japan. Graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University (Sociology/Mass communication).  After university, started the staff writer at Japanese leading newspaper “The Yomiuri Shimbun” and worked there for about 7 years.

Now as freelance, based at Osaka, Japan and around the world. Write reports and take photos for magazines, newspapers and websites. Also, public speaker of photo technique and travel seminars.

And have taken airplanes since 6 years old, now frequent flyer over 80 times per year. (One World Sapphire / Star Alliance Gold / Marriott・SPG Silver)

Twitter (mainly Japanese only)
Faceook page

Works and Services

■ Writting and Reports (JP/EN)
■ Photography
■ Travel and Photo Seminar etc

Nikon Professional (NPS) and Nikon Collage lecturer at Japan
Nikon D810 / D500 / D7000 / 24-70mm F2.8 / 80-400mm F4.5-5.6 / 16-80mm F2.8-4.0 etc


【Visited countries and airports】
– Japan
– Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, S.Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam
– Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia
– USA (including Hawaii), Canada, St.Maarten
– UK, France, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherland, Belgium, Finland, Monaco, Vatican, San Marino
– Egypt, Turkey, Qatar, UAE

【Experienced the Airlines】
– JAL group, ANA group, Peach Aviation, Jetstar Japan, Vanilla Air, Spring Japan, AIR DO, Solaseed Air, Starflyer, Skymark, Amakusa Airlines
– Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Air Asia, Scoot, Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar Asia, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, EVA AIR, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jin Air, Air Busan, Jeju Air, T-way, Air India, VietJet, Cebu Pacific
– Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui
– American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada
– British Airways, Air France, Alitalia, Iberia, Air Europa, Lufthansa group, Finnair, Air Berlin, Easy Jet, Ryan Air, Wizz Air
– Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways


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