When we were in Japan, we were invited to attend a couple of english-language classes with my boyfriend’s brother, who teaches many English classes in Japan throughout the day. My boyfriends brother has lived in Japan for about nine years now – teaching the english language [and recently opening a cafe] for a living. My favorite class was the children’s class. They were rambunctious and reminded me … Continue reading “Chocolate Please”: In a Japanese Children’s Classroom
As an avid tea drinker I had heard of Matcha Tea but I hadn’t had it yet. I knew matcha latte’s were becoming a thing here in the states – but matcha was not easy to find here in Michigan. It wasn’t until last year that matcha was available at Goldfish Tea, in Royal Oak, MI. I was formally introduced to the matcha in Japan. After … Continue reading Matcha Tea For Me, Please!
In Japan, they have a national holiday known as Ocean Day. The third Monday of July is dedicated to “giving thanks to the ocean’s bounty; and to consider the importance of the ocean to Japan as an island nation.” Many people take advantage of the holiday and summer weather to take a beach trip. I was really excited about Ocean Day! It was hot, I … Continue reading “Naked Communion”.
I would like to initially start off acknowledging how much I like my passport photo. Now, it is no glamour shot-but, it is no horror photo like so many seem to have complained about. You cant see much of it here, but I definitely have a glow! En route to Japan, our flights were smooth sailing. We were in the good graces of ANA. The … Continue reading A lot to do, in Japan!