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Surviving a visit from your Mother and Mother-in-law

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August 6, 2013 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , / 2 Comments
You’re in panic mode! You just found out that your Mother and Mother-in-law are visiting… at the same time!! What do you do?!? First off, stop hyper-ventilating, that’s only going to help you pass out. Next, follow my two easy steps on how to survive this situation or rather, how to avoid it in the […]

Skiing in Hokkaido {video}

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July 1, 2013 / By / , , , , , , , / Comments Off
It’s Summer, so I figured that this would be the perfect time to share a short video that I put together showing just how awesome skiing and riding can be in Hokkaido, even despite having unseasonably warm temperatures! Enjoy!

Silly Signs and Japanglish

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June 29, 2013 / By / , , / Comments Off
Below is a collection of some of the curious signs and Japanglish that I’ve encountered while being here in Japan. I will continue to add new images to this collection as I discover them, so be sure to check back soon!

Public Nudity

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March 5, 2013 / By / , , , , , , , / 3 Comments
I, like most American women (I think), am not exactly fond of getting buck naked in a changing room with other women and then proceeding to bathe with those same women in a shared bath. I’m not sure if growing up in the states is to blame for this, but I have a feeling if […]

Skiing in Hokkaido

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February 22, 2013 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , / 5 Comments
Powder, crabs, ramen and beer. What do these things have in common? These are probably some of the best things about Hokkaido! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the geography on this side of the world (I was until I arrived here), Hokkaido is a pretty large island off of the northern coast […]