A**hole Foreigner in Japan [Part 1] – Language 

Last month, I decided to take a well-deserved overnight trip to Nagashima Spa Land. The resort has an amazing onsen and the theme park is geared with a pretty amazing (Japanese Standards, I guess) water park and attractions. I spent both of those days in the water park, and it was great fun! Except that … Continue reading A**hole Foreigner in Japan [Part 1] – Language 

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My Situation in Japan Q&A

Today, I wanted to take a little time to talk about my situation here in Japan and how that's like for me. Like 90% of the foreigners working here in Japan, I do indeed teach English. Unless your Japanese is fluent and/or you work in IT, it's very difficult to move out of English teaching … Continue reading My Situation in Japan Q&A

Glico man (?)

[backlog post] The first thing I did when I arrived back in Osaka was go to Nanba. And of course, when you're in Nanba, you have to go to Dotonburi. I was half expecting to take some more pictures of the Glico Man (despite having done so already 2 years ago), but then I was … Continue reading Glico man (?)