Looking at photos and immediately my mind transports down memory lane. Instead of keeping these thoughts to myself, I am here to share with you, my readers, just a bit about the words floating around in my head. For the past six years I have had the wonderful opportunity to visit Vietnam during […]Read more "Down Memory Lane"
Nara Park Oh, you like deer? Huh, looks like Nara Park is in your hit range. Home to hundreds of freely roaming deer, Nara attracts tourists in and outside of Japan to its wonderful land of deer crackers and the occasional poop. I’m not joking. Please be careful while feeding the deer because you might […]Read more "Osaka Trip: Nara and Kyoto (Gion)"
Well, hello there readers! It has been quite awhile, has it not? Well, I have no excuses but I am here for some updates after my short break. For this update, I want to give everyone a glimpse of my one month vacation to East and Southeast Asia. For the first post we have a […]Read more "Osaka : Umeda Sky Building and Dotonburi"
This post is one whose update was prolonged, not out of neglect, but out of fear. Fear of losing my way in life, the fear of walking down an unfamiliar road, and the apprehension of venturing into an unfamiliar world terrified my twenty-one year old self. Admitting failure is a step towards success and, thinking back, […]Read more "Reverse or Not?"
Once again, here I stand gazing the at the gorgeous cherry blossoms spread throughout the land. While the blooming season here in America is beautiful, I still hold Japan’s Hanami season as the best location for cherry blossom season. Those few days in which tourists from all over the world visit Japan just to get […]Read more "Hanami Reflection"
Welcome back to this lovely post about the preparation process of studying abroad. Let’s go over a few things you have already done(still in the process of doing): Spoke with your study abroad advisor Applied for study abroad program Looking for scholarships for your program Been accepted into a program Filed and completed all required […]Read more "Next Stop: The Struggle Bus"
You’ve just received your acceptance letter from your host and home university about studying abroad, now what? Upon returning to my institution, I immediately came into contact with my study abroad advisor. Of course, the first thing from the office was a congratulatory greeting and handshake. Next, came the, “Okay, let’s have a chat.” Here […]Read more "STUDYING ABROAD – PREPARATION STYLE"