Category Archives: Japan

Monkeys, Hot Springs, and Monkeys in Hot Springs

A couple of weeks ago my friend Alyssa and I went on a trip to Yamanouchi, in Nagano prefecture. Our plan was to spend one day skiing, and the next looking at monkeys having baths. On that count the plan was a roaring … Continue reading

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A Business Trip to Shizuoka, or, 真由美の悪夢

In case you didn’t know, I currently work as an English teacher in Nagoya, Japan. My company is centered around three major Japanese cities (Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo), but it also has quite a few schools in less central areas, … Continue reading

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Let’s Nagoya – Part 3: Racism!

This is kind of a tough topic. As anyone who’s brushed up on their internet will know, any time you write something about a controversial subject the entire internet will immediately descend to call you a bastard. Approximately half your audience will do so because … Continue reading

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