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All Things Japan

An exploration of all things pertaining to Japan from Japanese history and mythology to current affairs and trends. I have lived in Japan for 28 years and have studied extensively in Aikido, Japanese history, myths and culture. 12 more words

Foreigners In Japan


Fun Flying Four is a blog dedicated to our adventures while living in Okinawa…with 2 young kids in tow.

Originally from New Zealand, now living in Okinawa with my Air Force husband and 2 young daughters. 29 more words

Foreigners In Japan


On March 17 (I know I’m a little late) I went to Dazaifu with my mother, I thought it would be a good place to start (for getting a taste of Japanese culture) and one of the staff members of the international office at the uni told me that the cherry trees were almost in full blossom. 479 more words


My Feature on InterNations

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Here’s an interview I did for InterNations, which is a great site that connects expats from around the world.

Here’s my… 34 more words


The Beginning of the End: Tokyo T-minus Six Months


Happy New Year!

2014 was a successful one for me: I made some big moves in my career, met more amazing people and improved my Japanese the most out of any year I’ve been here. 344 more words


My mother tries to find the book on Amazon

My mother: What’s happening with your book?

Me: Actually, they put it up on Amazon a little while ago and it’s even gotten some nice pre-release reviews. 25 more words

Living Globally

Question reveals how foreigners feel about speaking Japanese, getting English in return

Living in a foreign country has its trials and tribulations. There are all new customs and sometimes a new language you have to learn, creating a situation that can be really frustrating and depressing. 878 more words