I love Japan, quirks and all

I love Japan, quirks and all

I’ve just very recently returned from a trip to Tokyo, Japan. My older brother had been living there for nearly a decade and was finally moving back to the states. We treated the trip as his last hurrah, and my last opportunity to visit the buzzing and vibrant island with a free tour guide and … [Read more...]

Sayonara Tokyo

Time to go home

I’m writing this from the passenger seat of a rental van, on my way to Akita in northern Japan. This is the final stretch in the country move marathon: take worldly possessions to parent’s house. After a week of farewells and family time, I’ll be gone. It’s strange to think that 2 years have passed … [Read more...]