Things I don’t Understand About Japan

6 Things I don’t Understand about Working in Japan

Every country (and every company, for that matter) has its own rules and expectations when it comes to working. If you understand these rules and expectations and they mesh well with your expectations, wonderful. If not, then your life is going to [...]

8 July, 2015 // 36 Comments

9 Things Hated about living in Tokyo

I love Tokyo. Most of this blog is a diary to how much I loved living in this wonderful city. It was an adventure. But now I’m turning the page on that chapter of my life. Three weeks ago, my husband and I moved out to the Japanese [...]

12 March, 2015 // 52 Comments

Things I hate about Japan: Chikan (Perverts)

I hate Chikan. It’s one of the things I can’t stand about Japan (it’s a very short list, I swear). For those of you who don’t know, Chikan are perverts. Or, more specifically: Chikan (noun, Japanese): A person who commits continual public [...]

29 August, 2013 // 133 Comments

Things I love about Japan: Bathroom Slippers

Bathroom Slippers in Japan What are they? Like the name suggests, bathroom slippers are slippers for the bathroom. Why I used to not understand it: One of the first things foreigners learn about Japan when they visit is the fact everyone takes [...]

9 July, 2013 // 20 Comments

Things I don’t Understand about Japan: Melon Soda

Japanese melon soda What is melon soda? Melon soda is exactly what it sounds like. Except not at all, because it doesn’t actually taste like melon. When people visit me in Tokyo, I always try to get them to try it. “What should I get to [...]

24 March, 2013 // 65 Comments

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