Japan vs. Korea – Language

I am starting a series called Japan vs. Korea. I have lived in Japan multiple times in different cities for a total of over 3 years. I started learning Japanese when I was 16, lived with a host family, went to a Japanese university for a year, and now I teach English as a JET. […]

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Japan vs. Korea – Language

I am starting a series called Japan vs. Korea. I have lived in Japan multiple times in different cities for a total of over 3 years. I started learning Japanese when I was 16, lived with a host family, went to a Japanese university for a year, and now I teach English as a JET. […]

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Working as a Study Abroad Intern

Currently, I live and work in Japan, but what really sparked my interest in living abroad permanently was my first trip to Japan as a student. Study abroad is so important to me and I hope to make my career helping others travel and study in other countries. Here is something I wrote about my […]

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The Spring Advantage

Pretty soon it will be spring break for me and I will be on vacation with my family! Spring in Japan is always gorgeous and I think it’s safe to say it’s my favorite season. The plum blossoms have already bloomed, and now in Fukuoka we are waiting on the cherry blossoms, which are scheduled […]

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Study As She Goes

I have these weird spurts where my energy will be pulling me in certain directions. For example, sometimes I will be in the mood to do my graduate school work, and other times I will want to watch a Korean drama and tell myself I’m doing listening practice when I really just want to know […]

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