Kyushu Festivals: Karatsu Kunchi – Day One

If you ever find yourself in Japan at the beginning of November, I implore you to make your way down south to the island of Kyushu to a city called Karatsu. It's nestled on the west coast of Kyushu and quite easy to reach from Fukuoka. November is the busiest time of the year for Karatsu. … Continue reading Kyushu Festivals: Karatsu Kunchi – Day One

Winning NaNoWriMo: Third time’s the Charm

It Has Begun!! It's that time of year again folks - the National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo. This is my first official announcement. I am a participant. There! I admitted it. Even though I have failed spectacularly the last two times, I am determined to win this year. Yep, I going to … Continue reading Winning NaNoWriMo: Third time’s the Charm