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This Is the Kodokan Judo Institute (2015 Tour)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM7Mq8Z_aPEVisiting the Kodokan Judo Institute is something I would recommend for any judo enthusiast. We all know how widespread judo is in Japan, but to be at … [Read more...]

22 Things To Do in Tokyo, Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62MyzIA8Jh8I came up with 3 Ps to describe Japan – more specifically, Tokyo. And they are “precise, pristine, and polite”. As a young, fanatical judo guy back … [Read more...]

12 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

One of the great benefits of teaching abroad is the ability to travel more. Not only is there more free time, but you are also closer to countries that you would otherwise never get a chance to visit … [Read more...]

On “2.5 Oyajis” with YouTube’s Japan Vlogging King, Gimmeaflakeman

If you are interested in traveling and teaching in either Korea or Japan, your search will ultimately lead you to Gimmeaflakeman.  Victor is possibly the most recognizable figure in J-vlogging, so it … [Read more...]

Custom Made Earrings from Japan

Handmade jewelry from JapanIt's closing in on Christmas time and I'm putting some gifts together for my family back home.  Since shipping costs an arm and a leg, keeping the gifts small is a … [Read more...]