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Illustrations for Pico Iyer’s essay, “The walk that made me love Japan,” as part of BBC Travel’s Words & Wanderlust column.

“I commissioned Candace for BBC Travel’s Words & Wanderlust column on the recommendation of highly acclaimed travel writer Don George. As soon as I saw her whimsical, atmospheric and evocative sketches, I knew that they would be perfect accompaniments to the wonderful travel narratives and essays we were profiling. They bring the stories to life magnificently, helping to transport the reader to the destination. Candace was wonderful to work with, always coming up with excellent ideas and delivering the assets on schedule.”

– Ellie Cobb, editor of Words & Wanderlust