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Guest Post: Japan – Experience Report

This is a guest post I worked on that helped me build the idea to make a section focusing on Studying Abroad. She’s been collecting experiences from people…

Home-Stay vs Independent Living while Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be a great experience, and there’s many different ways to do it. Your daily life can greatly affect your experience, so the decision to live…

Exchange Student Life at Waseda University

I was working on a guest post about my study abroad experience, which got me reminiscing. So thought it might be fun to go back and write about…

Camping in Japan’s Mountains

Going through my photos for a guest post submission I came across some photos from various overnight trips to the mountains in Japan. I went a couple times,…

Tokyo DisneySea

Another fun thing to do in the summertime is amusement parks. One that I went to was DisneySea, because it’s different from the Disney attractions we have here…

Hanabi Festival Fireworks

Since it’s summertime and I love fireworks I thought I’d share one of my favorite things about summertime in Japan. FIREWORKS!! 花火!! HANABI!! There are fireworks everywhere you…

Kyoto

I feel like Kyoto is the realization of what everyone imagines Japan to be. Japan’s history is very obvious and present throughout the city, and there is so much…

Okinawa

I went to Okinawa as part of my exchange program in college. There were a few group trips as part of the fee/plan. One trip was a tour…

Tokyo

My first time to Japan was to the Kansai area back in 1999, which was before digital cameras, so I’m going to jump ahead to when I went…

My ties to Japan

The first time I ever went to Japan was when I was 15 years old for a study abroad program. This was my first real introduction to the…