When Adam and I first visited Japan in 2014, I found it a pleasant and refreshing visit coming from Korea. I knew I wanted to come back to live to explore life here deeper than I could as a tourist. So, I made it happen. Last year, I lived in Nagoya and Tokyo in 2016 … Continue reading 9 Things I Love about Living in Japan
Spending a brief time in Tokyo as an English teacher at a summer camp
A finale to my time in Nagoya, Japan! The Nagoya Port Fireworks Festival to celebrate Marine Day.
Ever since reading Memoirs of a Geisha as a teen, I was fascinated by the mysterious lives of geisha. The descriptions of fine silk kimono were palpable and I wanted to touch and wear one myself. Well, I finally had the opportunity to do so in Nagoya!
It's been two weeks since I settled into tiny apartment in Nagoya, Japan. Have been thoroughly enjoying teaching at a university and exploring the city!
After three and a half years of being in Asia, I am back on U.S. soil! Here is a recap of the past six months of full-time travel in India and Southeast Asia. What's next?
This is an account from Japan, August 2014. We arrived in Nara, Japan after a few days of gallivanting around Osaka and Kyoto. With stuffed backpacks, we squeezed through the exit at the subway to be greeted by a smiling Lukas, our CouchSurfing host. We got connected from my high school gymnastics friend who was also … Continue reading Nara Prefecture and Kumano Fireworks, Japan