Experiences

Tokyo Day Trip | Hiking Nokogiriyama

Last year for Golden Week (super long vacation during the first week of May in Japan), I set out on a mission to spend my time outside. I decided that it didn’t matter if I was going to be going by myself or with friends, so I made plans and off I went. Unfortunately, my trip was cut short when …


Experiences

関西の旅行:神戸と大阪 – Trip to Kansai: Kobe & Osaka

Just as promised, I am posting about the last two days of my trip to the Kansai region of Japan! I have put the last two days of my trip together because for the most part both days just consisted of me walking around my myself up and down random streets and then meeting some friends for food in the …


Christmas in Japan

Christmas is obviously on one day, but my Christmas basically went from December 22 until Christmas day, December 25. The winter holiday at Rikkyo actually started from December 22, which is a little earlier than some universities because it is a Christian school. That means that I didn’t have classes on Christmas unlike some of my classmates! On December 22 …

友達と一緒にイルミネーションに行きました!- Illumination with Friends!

It’s finally getting cold in Tokyo and with the cold came the Christmas season! In Japan, that means イルミネーション (Illumination – aka Christmas lights). While it depends on the area you are in, in Tokyo you are able to see holiday illuminations from basically late November to the beginning of December until Christmas. There are also a few shows  that …