The one in which I explore the concept of reverse culture shock and how I've been experiencing it since being back in the U.S. after living in rural Japan for two years.
The one in which I travel to Kamakura with a new friend and share all of the amazing experiences I had there meeting other people and experiencing the truest form of omotenashi--the spirit of hospitality--which Japan prides itself on (for good reason).
Two years. That’s half of college. My entire Jr. High school career. An Associate’s Degree. The time it takes to earn a Master’s. It’s the time it takes for a tiny, innocent newborn to talk and walk their way into the “Terrible Two’s”. It’s the time it took for my best friend to get engaged, … Continue reading 2 Years in Japan- Looking Back (in Pictures!)
The one in which I break down my day, hour by hour, and tell you exactly what a day in my life as an Interac ALT at a Jr. high in rural Japan looks like.