Top 10 Things I miss about Japan

This time last year I was in Japan– teaching English, staying with host families, traveling, making new friends, and experiencing new things everyday. The fact that it’s been an entire YEAR is just completely surreal. I miss Japan so much, that I have decided to make a top ten list of things I miss most about this beautiful country. 1. My friends (and the Japanese … Continue reading Top 10 Things I miss about Japan

Team 2’s Final Farewell!

After 10 straight days of work, Team 2 was ready for our party. We packed up our things, departed right after the campers and then rode for about 1.5 hours back to the Sunlife Hotel, the same hotel we stayed our first night in Japan (very bittersweet). I slept the entire bus ride; I was so tired. When we arrived I found out that I … Continue reading Team 2’s Final Farewell!

Second Japanese Host Family Stay

My second home stay was overall a fantastic experience. After coming back to Fukuoka by bus from Nagasaki, we all met in Hakata Station to regroup and disperse to our families. My host family this time consisted of a couple who were around the same age of my parents. They did not have any children, and my host father worked for JTB Kyushu and was … Continue reading Second Japanese Host Family Stay