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How to Celebrate 4th of July in Japan


Sorry for the late post, but it’s better than never.
It’s not exactly what we did, but I think it’s pretty close.

Until next time, STAY AWESOME!


Coming into Japan, I hoped to get involved in some sort of martial arts, though my knowledge about it was quite limited– other than karate stereotypes from movies– and I had no clue where to start. 514 more words

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Japanese Hitchhiking Adventure

On one of my final weekends in Japan, I embarked on an adventure I’d long been aspiring to: hitchhiking.

While on a trip the year before, I met someone who had hitchhiked from Tokyo to Kyoto (a 6 hour journey) in only a day. 502 more words

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Tatebayashi Festival

こんにちは! Just a small photo post today. Last Saturday we went to the annual Tatebayashi matsuri (festival) with our friends Sam and Kevin, who were visiting from Australia. 258 more words


Five Fortnightly Photos

Here are some photos from everyday life hereabouts, though be warned – I wouldn’t call myself a photographer by any means and they’re from my phone rather than anything fancy. 186 more words

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I Got Scammed For Booty and Yen: Life in Japan

Let Me Try It For Myself

Outlined by seas of white boxes filled with colorful figures of cotton and sweets, melted with the electronic flickering of animated screens, and adorned with the clamorous piping of J-pop favorites meshing with the employee’s shouts of advertisements- the Game Centers of Japan are nationally embraced, unofficial cultural heritage sites that any visitor should truly witness with their own eyes. 2,631 more words