Irene Herrera

Irene Herrera

VJ + documentary filmmaker

Roving video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Asia-Pacific. Often covering Latin America as well. Eng-Spa-Jpn-Por-Fra spoken.

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airbnb.com

Airbnb Trip

Smile Ambassador
Tokyo · Clown around and help others in small ways

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Father-daughter Time for INDIGENOUS MEDIA

"It's about the bond not the braid."

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meridian.net

Inside the Inner Sanctum of the World's Largest Fish Market

Vox Creative just launched Meridian, a new standalone digital content brand that is fully funded by Chase Sapphire Reserve. The new travel-focused site features a different country in each edition. For this first one, focused on Japan, I followed Danish chef and co-founder of the New Nordic Cuisine, Mads Refslund on his first visit ever to Tsukiji, the world's largest fish market.

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meridian.net

A Secret Teahouse and Its Zen Buddhist Bartender

Vox Creative recently launched Meridian, a new standalone digital content brand that is fully funded by Chase Sapphire Reserve. The new travel-focused site features a different country in each edition. For this first one, focused on Japan, I followed Danish chef and co-founder of the New Nordic Cuisine, Mads Refslund as he visits this secret teahouse.

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meridian.net

Foraging for Lunch in the Imperial City

Vox Creative just launched Meridian, a new standalone digital content brand that is fully funded by Chase Sapphire Reserve. The new travel-focused site features a different country in each edition. For this first one, focused on Japan, I followed Danish chef and co-founder of the New Nordic Cuisine, Mads Refslund as he forages with chef Yoshihiro Imai of Monk.

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The Inner Healer for Airbnb

I believe that health results from inner peace you can find through diet, exercise, and emotional balance. I'll share my health tips and take you to places that will help you achieve them.

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Way of Tea for Airbnb

With Kaori as your host, you’ll learn the calming art of hospitality and manners by observing, partaking in, and conducting your own traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Also you'll learn about Japanese food by KAISEKI Style which is a part of tea ceremony.

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AJ+ - Trump’s Win Sparks Mask Boom in Japan

Donald Trump's win has sparked an unlikely boom in Japan: Trump masks. They're helping to lighten the mood.

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Lay Down Tracks for Airbnb

Experience life as a DJ in one of the world's most exciting cities. Meet club owners in the Roppongi district; create a DJ set list or song in my studio; and join me as a VIP guest at a party.

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Speed Artist for Airbnb

Experience the Tokyo art scene as only true insiders do. Explore the Shinjuku district, visit local studios, see a live painting performance, and create your own Tokyo-inspired art piece.

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LGBT students bullied in Japan for Human Rights Watch

Published on Jul 8, 2016

The Japanese government has failed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students from school bullying. Government policies addressing bullying do not specifically address LGBT students, who are among the most vulnerable to bullying. Instead, the national bullying prevention policy promotes social norms at the expense of basic rights.

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Overcoming Microcephaly for AJ+

"Humans have the capacity to overcome anything," says this 25-year-old born with microcephaly.

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AJ+ - LIVE: Tokyo's Harajuku Fashion Walk | Facebook

Harajuku’s fashionistas showcase their creative ensembles while strutting through Tokyo’s famous Takeshita-dori.

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AJ+ - Urban Farming at Work in Tokyo

Forget farm to table, how about farm to office desk? Human resources and recruitment firm Pasona Group dedicates one acre of their downtown Tokyo office building to growing and harvesting over 280 types of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers. The firm's 1,500 employees help grow, harvest and eat the food.
Produced by video journalist Irene Herrera for AJ+.

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seeker.com

What It's Like to Date a Video Game Character for Seeker Network

Japanese otome games give women the chance to meet the perfect boyfriend. The only catch is that he lives on their phone.