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How to become fluent in Japanese

  Mastering fluency in any language is an elusive concept because fluency is a relative term. What exactly does it mean to be fluent? Fluency is a spectrum so saying one is fluent in …
The Most Livable City is Tokyo

I read an article recently in The Japan Times about how a British lifestyle magazine, Monocle, has declared Tokyo the most livable city in the world. I am thrilled to hear this because as you …
geisha kyoto

I Love Japan Everywhere I travel, I find myself comparing things to life in Japan and I most commonly hear myself saying “this would never happen in Japan.” I do this to a …
Kyoto Travel

I’ve traveled to Kyoto before, twice. The first time was several years ago for only a night I think, and then I took just a day trip there once again a year later. …
10 Things I Hate About Living In Japan

For those that know me or have even casually followed my Instagram feed, I’m not shy about promoting how much I love living in Japan. So when I used the word “hate” it’s …