Last week, I received a gift from our friend who just gave birth 3 months ago. This gift is called Shussan Uchi-iwai (出産内祝い).
In Japan, there is this custom of gift giving called Shussan Iwai (出産祝い). 138 more words
2 weeks ago
When I Met Tokyo
When I first stepped foot on the ICU campus, I was taken aback by the sheer beauty of the environment. Located in a park-like “forest”, the ICU campus is a nature lover’s haven. 153 more words
10 months, 4 weeks ago
On my first night in Japan, I stayed in a hotel before moving into my dorm the next day. The hotel had been booked for me in advance, on behalf of my exchange program, UCEAP. 64 more words