One of the best things about living in Japan is being able to experience Hanami 花見 or cherry blossom viewing. Newspapers print when and where the sakura will be in full bloom. It's important to plan ahead especially if you want to travel, and many local venues with fill up quickly with viewing parties if the … Continue reading Sakura in the Fog
Avery is a 2nd year ALT from The Land of 10,000 Frozen Lakes A.K.A. Minnesota, USA. When not puttering around Karatsu in her infamous car Romeo Blue she can be found playing Pokémon Shuffle, writing her blog, and practicing kendo and ikebana. She loves trying new things, dancing in her kitchen, and long conversations over … Continue reading Wait!? I am a DR!?
I forgot how nervous I become when I start packing. It's a process. I started last weekend and over the course of the week my stomach pinched and filled with butterflies. The thing is I'm not nervous about JET or moving to Japan. I'm actually excited about the venture. No, I am nervous about packing … Continue reading Day 3: A Sudden Reflection on Packing