This Monday was Respect for the Aged Day, a national holiday in Japan, which meant I had a three-day weekend. So I took a trip down to the Izu Peninsula with my friend Stephanie. The Izu Peninsula is about 120 km southwest of Tokyo, and is know for its onsen (natural hot springs), beaches, mild… Read More The Izu Peninsula
Last week it was the first day of school! Only this time around, I’m a teacher, not a student. My “First Day” I went in on Wednesday expecting my first real day of work. While I have thoroughly enjoyed having all of this time off, I was really excited to start working. With nothing but… Read More The First Day(s) of School!