Butterfly Effect

Who would have thought an ISEP(International Student Exchange Program) experience would give me an opportunity to meet a professor, which in turn allowed me to meet a business man, which led me to making important life decisions. Well, given that so much has happened in Nagoya, Japan, I am not surprised if more things will […]

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The ところ named Ise

My next trip was towards the Ise area in the Mie Prefecture. Here in Ise, you can visit many shrines and old themed towns. One in particular was the Ise Grand Shrine 伊勢神宮(いせじんぐう). Now, what I did not know was that the Ise Grand Shrine was actually a large number of Shinto shrines centered upon two […]

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Winding Down Time

Well, starting from today I officially have two months left of living in Japan. Truth be told, no matter how much I prepare, the flight back home will not be an easy one. The lessons I have learned while abroad are ones I will never forget, nor will I ever regret ever leaving America for […]

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なばなの里

On this day I was fortunate enough to travel along with Momoko and Fiona, two friends from Chukyo University, to Mie Prefecture. Many students at Chukyo University are from the Mie Prefecture area; therefore, I wanted to go there at least once to see the hometown of my friends attending Chukyo University. The specific city […]

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