Arriving in Japan: Part 2

After finishing lunch, my boss left us as she had other important business to attend to. Alex and I made our way back to the car, ready to depart for the final leg of the trip. I distinctly recall shutting the car door, realizing I was merely an hour drive away from seeing my new home Continue reading

Arriving in Japan: Part 1

Just where does the time go? Now in my fifth week of living in Japan. The first month over before it even began. If the bygone month were a person I would describe her as a burly mountain woman, crashing through my house window. Dishing out a welcoming bear hug, followed by a swift kick to the balls. Smashing her way out through the other side of the house shouting “日本へようこそ!”. Leaving me lying in a fetal position, Wishing like hell I had my Google translate app, the f%^& did she say? I should have studied more Japanese… teary eyed, baffled and strangely attracted to what just took place.

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