Last night was hectic, exhilarating, and exhausting. People always say getting lost is the best way to explore unknown territory, and while I didn’t exactly get lost, I was on my own more than I ever have been before. During the day, we had class (Friday, woo-hoo!) and then an orientation for UC schools. After […]
… with chopsticks! I’m learning it’s easier, more fun, and cheaper to cook my own meals.
I expected to place in to level 2 Japanese, but I am in level 3. It’s not very difficult, and I’ve learned everything we’ve gone over so far already, but since I forget vocabulary really quickly and also don’t retain most grammar points, this level is good for me. Not to mention the fact that […]
Just so you all know, I won’t be getting a phone until I’m 20. The way it works here is you can’t get your own phone until you are a legal adult (20) unless your mom or dad comes in to set it up with you. So, mom, dad, unless you plan to head over […]
Today was a true adventure.We took our placement exams this morning, and most people here seem to be on a similar level, give or take. I, personally, was able to answer probably half of the questions, total. The exam was three parts: 45 min, 35 min, and 30 min each. Our placements will be posted […]
We were told that rush hour is “hell” to be in (yes, he said “hell”) so we’re waiting to head out until 9:00, and even though I already posted recently, I figured I would post again, because nobody can stop me!We went to the complimentary breakfast at our hotel, and, essentially, Japan rocks. For breakfast […]
It is 3:30 am here in Tokyo, Japan, and I absolutely can not sleep. But, how about I start from the beginning and fill you in on my travels to get here, first?The plane ride was about 11 to 12 hours, and it was a roller coaster for me. I spent the entire flight switching […]