My family went on a camping trip to the prefecture of Nagano, located about 400 kilometers (250 miles) away from Kyoto last week. And let me tell you, it was an awesome experience. We got to feel the nice cool breeze (in summer!), climb mountains, enjoy scrumptious foods, relax, and have fun with some friends,… Read More The Nagano Adventure!
Now, this post isn’t about Japan. It’s not about culture, people, prefectures, trips, or anything about that. I thought about doing something I little different today. You see, today, a very amazing writing community and resource opened for registration, and I am excited to share it with you! It is called The Young Writer’s Workshop,… Read More The Young Writer’s Workshop is Open!
Welcome to my second interview, this time with my mom. She was born in a prefecture right next to Kyoto, called Osaka. She went to an international school in Kyoto for college and there she met my dad. Now she teaches and cares for me and my siblings! Q1: What is your favorite part of… Read More Interview #2 ~From the Perspective of my Mom~
Though there was a whole post last week thanks to an unexpected discovery of Wi-fi, this week I couldn’t find much opportunities to write. Because we are in the final week of the vacation, all the things we want to do are packed in to the week, thus making the time is hard. I only… Read More A Large Zoo, a Literature Museum, and the Blue Pond
Thousands of people used to live here, and it was the most densely populated place in the WORLD. But now, NO ONE lives here. Buildings made of concrete are crumbling and collapsing. It has many names: “Battleship Island (Senkanjima)”, “Jail Island” or “Hell Island”, but it is often called “Ghost Island”, or it’s real name,… Read More The Dark Past of Ghost Island
So, a couple things have been going on lately in Japan, so I’ll tell you some, as well as give you updates on my life! (By the way, these kinds of posts will be posted once in two months) Japan #1 Tsuyu just Started The first rainy day of June just past, and my headaches… Read More Update Post #1
Though you may not have realized, this is my tenth post on this blog!! In honor of this, I would like to write down a detailed introduction of myself, so you can get to know me better! So let’s get started! First let’s summarize what you already know about me (if you have been reading… Read More Tenth Post Celebration!
This the first post in my new blog, Life in Kyoto. I will be covering different things every week about the culture, cool places, facts, thoughts, the trips I take around Japan, and my life living in Japan, among other things. For those who are interested in a young person’s view of Japan, this is… Read More Introduction to My Blog