Hello, everyone! I am writing this post from my couch, safe and sound, back in my home state of Michigan. Looking back on my time in Japan, I’ve had a lot of things on my to-do list that I haven’t been able to do due to distance, construction, or time/money restraints, and I did get […]
Sickness masks. Keep the germs contained! Escalator etiquette. One half stands to the side, the other half is a passing lane. I’ve never felt more satisfied. I’ve already mentioned this in a previous post, but: THE TOILETS. So cool. Packaging. Like, nice packaging. Japan would scoff at America’s put-it-in-a-bag-with-some-tissue-paper-on-top mentality. Yuzu. They’re a type of […]
A few months ago, my fellow dormmates/classmates/exchange students and I went on a field trip with our Japanese language professors to Hakone, a famous location for foreigners and Japanese people alike. Hakone is famous for its hot springs, lake, shrine, and special black hard boiled eggs (naturally boiled in the hot springs, giving it its […]
Here is the second part of the apartment tour! Meiji Gakuin University provides an apartment building for all the exchange students, located in a nearby residential area. The reason for this is because Japanese universities do not provide housing, since many students find it more easy to commute by train from their homes. So this […]
Hello there! Welcome back to the blog! This post will be a little more brief, as I wanted to quickly share a few daily life changes that I’ve experienced, or that tend to happen while you’re living in Japan. The first difference made in my routine from day 1 was my sleep schedule. I woke […]
Hello, all! Guess what?! I saw Mt. Fuji! ….Well, a model version of Mt. Fuji. On a high rise observatory machine. But still cool! I’ll back up a little bit for you: I actually recently came back from a trip to Nagoya! Nagoya is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, which is southwest of Tokyo. […]
Hey, y’all! Here is a short tour of my apartment in Japan! The first part is my room and how I have been organizing my life the past few months. The second part is coming soon!
One of the most famous places to shop in Tokyo is Harajuku. Here is some footage of a few of my trips to the city!
Hello, everyone! I heard that some of my photos were not visible in my older post about my host family, so I made a video instead! I hope this is better! Please enjoy!
Hey, y’all! I finally got around to making a vlog; I hope you enjoy watching it! Feedback welcome 🙂 (The video is about 28 minutes, just letting you know. Sorry it’s so long!)