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Reverse Culture Shock

“Why do people honk SO much? Why is it so loud?? Why are the stores so big? Why don’t they have this store???….”
Moving to Boston: First Impressions

We’ve been in Boston for a mere five days now and strangely, it hasn’t actually felt like our new home until today when we finally found a place we’d like to live. Here are our first impressions on …
9 Things I'm thankful for Moving Back to America

Ok, so anyone who actually knows me at all, knows that I am not exactly happy about having to move from Japan.  We love it here and honestly, I could probably live here …
Leaving Japan

The past week feels like a blur and I’m still in denial that we are actually leaving Japan, for good this time, despite the fact that we are flying back to the States tomorrow …
Reflections: 30 Days Left in Japan

It’s hard to believe that our time in Japan is actually coming to an end. It feels unreal and there’s a definite sadness I feel about moving. It feels like a loss despite …
Amazing Saturday in Tokyo

This past weekend is another perfect example of why Tokyo is my favorite city on Earth. I’m seriously scared about moving back to the States, fearful about becoming perpetually bored. Tokyo has everything …
Halloween in Tokyo

Halloween in Japan this year wasn’t so bad and it was a heck of a lot better than our first year living here. Last year I was in South East Asia for a month …