Of course I miss my friends and family. Those are the things that you can’t replace, but you’ll always know that they will be there for you no matter what and no matter the distance. But this post is about things I’ve noticed I was so used to having and doing in America that I… Read More Oh the things you miss when living abroad!
When a person in the U.S.A. hears the word Halloween there’s usually the imagery of jack-o-lanterns, parties, trick-or-treating, and costumes that come to mind. One finds grocery store shelves stocked with overpriced “fun size” Halloween candy and wigs, make-up, accessories and decorations all over the stores. Doorsteps and lawns are adorned with creepy and spooky… Read More Halloween in Japan
Now, as I type this post, I’ve only lived in Japan for 4 weeks. It’s not a milestone, but it’s the longest I’ve ever lived in Japan, let alone another country. There are many things I’ve learned about while living in Kanayama. These include the following: 1) Whenever you meet someone new, especially someone of… Read More A Glimpse into Life in Japan