There are many reasons I love Japan. It’s the main reason I live here after all. It isn’t a perfect country however and there are quite a few things that annoy me about being here as well. I want to focus on the good things though. As with life you shouldn’t ignore the problems, but… Continue reading Why go to Japan? 日本に行くべき理由
Like ninjas? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? Anyways I love them, so let’s talk. Iga city伊賀市 is well known in Japan as being the birthplace of ninjas. Therefore they have many different types of attractions for those seeking to learn more. Naruto has always been one of my favorite shows for over the past… Continue reading Ninja Town 忍者の村
Amanohashidate 天橋立, Kinosaki Onsen 城崎温泉, Totori Sand dunes 鳥取砂丘. The Legendary Three. Not really though, but they all are beautiful locations. Last year for silver week I went with two other JETs to these locations over a three day period. Silver week is a week in September here in Japan that contains two holidays. At… Continue reading Kyoto till Hyogo
Late August of last year I went to see a good friend who is also a JET teacher in Miyazaki prefecture(宮崎県), Kyushu (九州) in Japan. I live in Mie Prefecture (三重県) so I get to visit the Kansai sights often, but as for Kyushu, this was my first time there. There are four main islands… Continue reading Kyushu Trails – 九州の旅
It’s the new year and I wanted to start things off right. Left on a whim and went to a local stop along my train line here in Japan. This stop was called Sakurai (桜井). Its a medium sized town with quite a lot of shrines and temples like many other places in Japan. It… Continue reading Sakurai Walks (桜井)
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