Some thoughts on (sexy) accents

I’m a sucker for accents. I really am. I didn’t realize how much I love accents until I landed myself in a college in rural Pennsylvania – a college full of predominantly white, middle-to-upper class students. It’s difficult [...]

29 November, 2015 // 38 Comments

10 Things I Learnt about Dating Japanese Men

This week’s guest post comes from my good friend Yuta. He’s also an author/blogger/YouTuber here in Tokyo and we run in the same circles. Recently he wrote an excellent book about dating in Japan (he interviewed over 30 people about [...]

22 March, 2015 // 19 Comments

My greatest regret

Yesterday Ryosuke and I went over to a friend’s house for dinner. As the evening was winding down, I moved to the couch while the boys continued to compare “work horror stories” in Japanese. As a freelancer working primarily with [...]

2 February, 2015 // 97 Comments

3 Things getting Married Young makes me Self-Conscious About:

1. I’m worried everyone thinks I am pregnant If I got a dollar every time someone asked me if I am/was pregnant, I would have like 25 dollars. Last week I was out with a friend who also lives in Tokyo; her fiancé is Japanese. Over coffee, I [...]

12 January, 2015 // 53 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Moving Across the World for Love

I moved across the world for love. It wasn’t as “irrational” and spur-of-the-moment as people might think, though. We both knew pretty well what we were getting into. As an intercultural couple with two different passport [...]

15 December, 2014 // 32 Comments

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