Travel

Understanding the Seoul

February 19, 2018
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I just woke up. It’s a little past 2pm, and I went to sleep at 7am; that’s because our plane back to Tokyo from Seoul, South Korea arrived today at 1am. If you knew how expensive taxis were in Tokyo, you’d wait 4 hours for the first train of the day too – and so, here I am, my body clock completely messed up, two …

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There’s Snow Place Like Sapporo

February 9, 2018
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Where to begin? It’s been a pretty wild week, but I’ll start off with the 2nd of February (Friday), where Nicole left us and returned back to America. She already knows how much we’re all going to miss her, but I suppose I wanted to mention this because I thought it would hit me far more – when one of your best friends leaves you …

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East Gardens

January 12, 2018

In my final post for December, I talked about how it’s tradition in Japan to write 漢字, kanji, that sums up the year coming to a close. I chose 望, ambition, desire, hope. I didn’t mention that it’s also tradition to write kanji that relate to your goals for the new year. So, my kanji for 2018 – 勇気. Courage.

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