Category Archives: Japan

Curry on Christmas?

Before moving to Japan, my knowledge of Asian geography consisted solely of facts gleaned from watching 20 seasons of Survivor (and that Bangkok was the capital of Thailand due to the infamous, and awesome, middle school joke). Weren’t all nations … Continue reading

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Reasons To Ruv Japan #2: Indoor Shoes

Being a guy rules. Being a girl, well…not so much. A sampling of reasons: 1. Men can go the bathroom standing up, allowing me to easily and conveniently engage in one of my favorite pastimes; peeing outside (especially in the … Continue reading

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While You Were Feasting…

…on delectable turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie and the like, my students were engaging in an activity that still, three days later, boggles my mind:  Marathon Day.  If you are thinking that the title of the event seems … Continue reading

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24 Hours in Nagoya

What was supposed to be a 3 day “mini-vacation” in Nagoya turned out to be a 24 hour whirlwind due to bad weather, bad headaches (self-induced) and a bad case of apathy. With yet another public holiday thrown into our … Continue reading

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