Do you remember that post I did way back in the beginning of my Japan adventure called “Okashi”? Well, here is the next one, as promised. I went grocery shopping recently and decided to show you everything I bought, in addition to the few okashi pictures I had been saving up. Some of these things […]
As I say time and time again, I am kept pretty busy here. But, being a 20 year old college girl in one of the best cities in one of the best foreign countries with lots of great friends, I have fun when I can. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve done fun stuff […]
Quite a while ago I went to the Imperial Palace grounds with a few friends for our Contemporary Japan class. The class requires us to visit a different part of Tokyo each weekend and do “field work” so that at the end of every third week we can pick one place or monument and write […]
“Hisashiburi” means “it’s been a long time” in Japanese. “Ne?” is an expression kind of translating to “right?”I’ve gotten back into the swing of college with homework, essays, quizzes (almost daily), and tests, and it’s really sucked up my time. But I am doing great.The weather has been getting nice here, just the way I […]
So, I guess Typhoons are a big deal.
Apparently typhoons are a big deal. They cause a lot of rain and wind and more rain, and people in Japan don’t like the weather, so typhoons are drastic. Japanese people like to carry umbrellas with them to protect them from the sun, from the rain, from the wind, from the clouds, and from asteroids, […]
It’s a pretty daunting task when you do so many things and don’t have the time, energy, or motivation to keep on top of blogging about it all, and it gets backed up like this. But it’s time for me to tackle this task and let you know how fun the beginning of my school […]
This is the place I will be calling “home” for the next ten months!
This is where I stayed in between my time taking summer courses at ICU and starting my year at Global House.
This is my Autumn schedule: