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Month: April 2017

Sorry Miss Jackson

Sorry Miss Jackson

Sunday night I went on my very first date in Japan. If you haven’t keep up with my blog, my last official date was October. That makes…..6 months? Wow, time really flies by. After tonight I would be more than okay with waiting another 6 months before going on another date. You know, maybe if I had some really great dates every once in a while I wouldn’t be so turned off to dating. Anyway, Outkast specifically requested that I…

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Yummy in my Tummy

Yummy in my Tummy

I just finished eating lunch and before I start studying, I must share my newest obsession with you. It’s the very first dish that I cooked in my new apartment. I had never cooked it before, and it was delicious. Now, I cook it once a week. It’s super easy to make, cheap, and fast. What is this mystery meal? Mushroom pasta carbonara. Now, don’t judge me; I never said it was a Japanese dish. Of course I love Japanese…

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Japan Bucket List

Japan Bucket List

Since I spent nearly three weeks without internet, I created a list of goals I want to accomplish while in Japan. Call it a Japan Bucket List, if you will. Some of them are obvious, some may sound silly, but they are my goals. I thought it would be smart to have a “must-do” list. I would hate to leave Japan with things left unfinished. Feel free to make suggestions in the comment section! Japan Bucket List Learn Japanese –…

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Settling into City Life as a Japanese ALT

Settling into City Life as a Japanese ALT

Greetings from Tokyo, Japan! I moved about 5 weeks ago and so it’s been quite an adventure. It took about 3 weeks to finally get my internet set up, hence the silence. However, now I’m all set up and you’ll hear from me more often! First, I must tell you about my first month in Tokyo. Arrival and Whirlwind Move First Few Days After an overnight layover in Los Angeles, I arrived to Tokyo on Thursday, March 16 completely exhausted….

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