General Japan

What I love about Japan

Amazing Winter Destination in Japan

P…p…p…Pick up a Penguin

Year of the Monkey – Following monkeys around Japan

Teaching English Abroad – A Tale of Two Countries

Weekend in Hokkaido – Where you should go and What you should see!

Why I Left Japan

Kyoto, Osaka, and Nearby

Japanese Tea Ceremony in English

Noses and Ears- The Darker Side of Japan

Selfies and Ice Cream- Exploring Kiymoizu-dera

Deer, oh deer! The wonders of Nara

Memoirs of a Geek-sha at Fushimi Inari

Tokyo and Nearby

Level 1 Elf Training-Complete! Learning the traditional art of Yabusame

Day Trip from Tokyo – Odaiba Trick Art Museum

Nerdy Nightlife – Robot Restaraunt Tokyo!

Hiroshima and Nearby

Hiroshima Hana Hostel – The Perfect Base for Exploring the City

Rabbits, Views, and Ruins – A Day on Okunoshima Island

Exploring Hiroshima – Remembering Japan’s Recent History

Low Tide, High Hopes. Miyajima’s Tori Gate


Up close and personal with some squirrels

+10 to Blacksmithing- Forging my own weapon in Gifu


Finding Inner Peace – A Temple Stay on Mount Koya

My Guide to Temple Hopping on Koyasan