Category: 日本

Hot Tokyo/ Cold Food

    Oh wow I haven’t written anything in weeks. I’ve been adjusting to many things while living in Japan. We are starting the hot summer months and it is quite humid here.  Being from NJ I am not oblivious to heat or humidity….

Candles and Things

It has been a long while since I’ve posted anything.  I am in the middle of Golden Week here in Japan.  I’ve been spending my days hanging out with friends and enjoying my time away from work. I’ve gone to Harajuku, aka the fashion…

Finally In Japan!

So a few weeks ago I came to Japan for my job as an English language teacher.  For my free time those first few days, I hung out with my fellow English teachers to a few places like Kyoto and Okayama.  Let’s just say…

2 Weeks Left! Randomness…

So now is the time where it is starting to sink in.  I am about to leave and work for a year in Japan.  Wow!! I have decided to perm my hair.  As much as I would love to keep my naturalness, my hair…

Nerves and Jitters

Hello all!  I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I have two months left before I move to Japan!  I’ve been spending my free time writing my next novel, walking, and sleeping…a lot.  haha. It honestly won’t hit me that I’m in another country until I’m…

I’m Going to Japan!

Last week I received the best news ever! I got accepted to work as an English language Teacher in Japan.  I will start in late March of 2016.  This is great because I get to live overseas in a country I adore, and work with children as…

Why I Teach

This is why I teach! During the summer in July I taught a class called origami.  Origami (おりがみ) is the Japanese art of folding paper.  I had eight classes in total and taught a variety of projects from animals to inanimate objects.  One of the…