Just your friendly, neighborhood, diaspora queen blogging to you about life in Japan and beyond!
Summer is in full swing guyjins and girljins! And that means two things: yukata and festival season! Read about 5 July festivals you cannot miss this year!
Back with chiisai meiwaku post No. 2! This time, I'm talking about underestimation. A situation that happened to me recently reminded me of the following anecdote.
As we slip into summer, I've been thinking about tunes that define the season for me. One that's been on my summer playlist since last year is, "Unbothered" by Laya. Classified as New Era J Hip Hop by Spotify, Laya is a budding artist from Tokyo primarily honing her craft out in Shibuya. "Unbothered" is … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Laya
After leaving Luquillo, my companions and I explored Old San Juan to see what the capital had to offer. Immediately, I was struck by how much color is incorporated in architecture. Everyone raves about and takes pictures of this in Havana, Cuba, but I didn't know Old San Juan boasted the same. As we wandered … Continue reading Strolling through Old San Juan: Puerto Rico Trip ’19
Living in a different culture is always a new and interesting experience, but there will always be things that grind your gears about your new home. Here's one of mine...
Ever heard of Luquillo, PR? No? Well, learn about why you'll be heading there for your next vacation!
Sakura Season is in full force! Learn a brief history of the celebration, best viewing spots, and my flower flicks! 🌸