Experiences

ふくろ祭り – My First Japanese Festival Experience

In Japanese, 祭り (matsuri) means festival, meaning I went to my first Japanese festival today!! It was really cool. Fukuro Matsuri took place in on the west side of Ikebukuro Station, the same side as Rikkyo. It began yesterday in the morning and will end sometime tonight.  I didn’t go yesterday but today after I went to the gym I …


Friendship & Meat

Titling my blog post as “Friendship & Meat” may seem a little bizarre, however I promise that it actually makes a lot of sense. Today was a really good day and it consisted of primarily these two things. They were sometimes separate and sometimes together, but both were important to how the day progressed and became enjoyable. It was of …

日本へようこそ!- Welcome to Japan!

I think that almost everyone I know has been told that I am finally here in Japan after arriving early evening yesterday after around 20 hours of travel time. This includes getting to the Halifax airport, the layover in Toronto, and the travel from Haneda Airport to the dormitory. Thanks to Air Canada for getting me here. I now live …