Here I sit wondering whether my past year has been a dream or not. If so, what an amazing dream it was. Perhaps you are someone who is thinking about studying abroad, someone who is already abroad, a study abroad alumni, or just someone who stumbled upon this blog. Whoever you are, thank you for […]Read more "Studying Abroad – Pre Preparation Style"
On August 2, 2015, I had the amazing opportunity of visiting Himaka Island 日間賀島（ひまかじま）with a friend of mine from Chukyo University. Luckily for me, my friend was able to find us a one day pass for $70 which included the following: day pass for any Meitetsu Line stops, ferry rides, and a lunch meal located […]Read more "Himaka Island 日間賀島 – An Island Made Funner With A Friend"
Well, looks like classes will begin soon for universities in Japan. Today, I will give a short course review on the classes I took during my spring semester abroad at Chukyo University. I wrote a similar post back in the month of December, which is at this little link -> <Previous Chukyo Classes>. For any […]Read more "Chukyo University Course Summaries : Part 二 ~~"
The last time I went to Mie I was located more in the Ise region. This time I explored the Mie’s mountains and ocean view with a little trip to the amusement park. For those two days my friends and I ate plenty of wonderful food and had the chance to travel around via car. […]Read more "Mie:（地元）Home To Some And To Others An Adventure"
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 […]Read more "Butterfly Effect"
Nothing makes someone (at least me) more nervous than speaking to a bunch of high schoolers who are truly passionate about a certain subject. My only explanation for my nervousness is simply, I do not want to disappoint his or her expectation of what is about to come out of my mouth. Well, I quickly […]Read more "Stop, Drop, and Roll Back To High School"
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 […]Read more "The ところ named Ise"