This is by far the most unique Christmas experience I”ve ever had. Not only did I spend it in another country, but it was also my first Christmas completely alone. This was the first trip completely organized by my efforts. This was distinctly my Christmas and no one else’s. Well, I should say I spent it solo instead of alone because “alone” implies that I … Continue reading Christmas in Kanazawa
One of the many places I was told to visit in Japan (specifically regarding the Chubu region) was Korankei Gorge. Located near Nagoya, Korankei Gorge is hailed as the most scenic location for Fall colors in Aichi Prefecture. This valley helps form Mount Iimori where Kojakuji Temple is located. During the 17th century, the head priest of Kojakuji planted some maple trees near the temple, prompting … Continue reading Korankei Gorge
Now that I’ve gotten my emotional, triumphant return post (or whatever you want to call it) out of the way, I’ll fill my readers in on what you can all expect from me in this blog. As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m currently living in Japan and working as an English teacher. I’ve wanted to visit Japan for many years and now I … Continue reading So, what is this all about?
I think it’s fair to say this is long overdue. This is not only my first post since moving to Japan (which I’m already a month into). This is my first post in awhile. The amount of times in the past 3 months or even 2 years where I told people “I’ll start a blog” or “I’ll be writing in no time” vs. the amount … Continue reading Launch Point