Crazy Adventures, Japan

What Tokyo is like in the Summer: Time to break out the gloves and sun umbrellas!

Me at the Kasai Rinkin Koen Beach in Tokyo Like my fan? It’s tres Japanese. Summer has finally hit Japan. Hard. And I live on the first floor of a concrete apartment building that has no air conditioning. And there are only three windows in my entire apartment. So as you can probably imagine, cold… Read More What Tokyo is like in the Summer: Time to break out the gloves and sun umbrellas!

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The Hokey Pokey: That’s What It’s All About…My Job Teaching ESL In Tokyo

This is the song currently replaying over and over in my head: To the tune of “Are you sleeping?” “Walking, walking, Walking, walking, Hop hop hop, Hop hop hop, Running running running, Running running running Now we stop, now we stop.” I sing it everywhere. On the train, in the car, on a bus, and… Read More The Hokey Pokey: That’s What It’s All About…My Job Teaching ESL In Tokyo

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Only in Japan…

Ok. So I thought my roommates were being just a wee bit paranoid when they repeatedly reminded me to keep all of the windows and doors closed and locked…even when we’re all home. I mean, call me crazy, but I considered the chance of someone burglarizing us, in the middle of the day, in Japan… Read More Only in Japan…