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A Japanese Girl Told Me, “You Really Look ______!!”

Life in Japan has been a repeat of Korea in some ways. In other ways, not so much.I've always said that you need to make your time in Korea or any other country yours. As I said in my eBook on … [Read more...]

Life Things To Do in Japan When You’re Not Teaching English

I still live in Japan.I'm not teaching English at the moment.I'm not trying to teach at the moment.I'm just living in Japan.So what does one do when they are living in Japan but not … [Read more...]

Konichiwa 2017! Reflecting on Past Reflections…

Even though I live on the other side of the world, I still see the happenings of all the lovely goings on back home and around the world. 2016 was a year of too many celebrities passing away, and the … [Read more...]

Teaching English in Japan was Like Pro Wrestling for Me

It's been a long time since I've written or made a video. What an interesting but ultra-crazy 2016 it was for me. I think 2016 was crazy for everyone, quite frankly, but in terms of my life overseas … [Read more...]

Be Careful What You Wish For (Teaching English in Japan)

It's hard to believe I've been in Japan for 5 months already. Before I know it, the year will have passed and I'll be faced with a decision of what to do next.It feels like just yesterday I was … [Read more...]

My Japanese Apartment in Hiroshima

Here is a tour of my Japanese apartment in Hiroshima. I went from one extreme in Korea to another. Looks like I'll be doing a bit of shopping in the … [Read more...]

Flip-Flops and Teaching English in Japan

There's no question I'm working much harder now than I was when with EPIK in Korea. I now teach at a private elementary school in Japan and it's clear that my role is much more involved. Tons of … [Read more...]

Initial Observations and Thoughts About Japan (Atomic Bomb Dome)

How the time just flies by. I've been here in Japan for two months now. My first month teaching is in the books. It was a total paradigm shift for me too. Good gawd! EPIK is such a great gig. It … [Read more...]

Hiroshima Hanami (Cherry Blossoms, because they’re in bloom)

Because there simply aren't enough cherry blossom photos on Facebook, I wanted to have some of my own. The pictures I have are more special because they're in MY neighborhood in Japan!Hanami, … [Read more...]

My First Day at My New School in Japan

Time really does fly. I was just sitting at my desk in Korea, wasn't I? Yet, just like that, I was sitting at my new desk in a new school preparing to teach English in Japan for a year. Kind of … [Read more...]