Category Archive: Slice of Life

CTS – NGO / Gifu, Mmm Que Rico, and See you later!

After my couple of quick days in Hokkaido, I continued on my farewell travels of Japan, catching another discounted flight down to Nagoya. I took a train to Ichinomiya, where my friends lived.… Continue reading

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Tokyo Part 2 & a little Gifu

I forgot to mention that when i moved to Tokyo, my rental van was apparently never¬†confirmed, so I ended up somehow cramming just about everything into my tiny little car and driving the… Continue reading

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A Short Residence in Tokyo 2014

Last year at the end of March, I moved from Gifu to Tokyo for a new job and what I thought would be a super rad first year of many in Tokyo. It… Continue reading

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Summer Special: Gujo All Night Dancing

We were a little interested, but none of us really felt like going for a 75+ minute drive to another town to walk around a festival and go home. It was already 10pm… Continue reading

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Convenience & Smoking in Japan

Back in the US, we are used to vending machines, but usually just for drinks, snacks, now sometimes ipods & electronic gadgets, etc. They are usually just in lobbies, cafeterias, or places like… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: Gifu Kitagawa Apartments

Today I biked around and came across this apartment community nearby. Take a look – Does it look like somewhere you might want to live? What words come to mind?: ¬† Pretty nice,… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: A Small Earthquake

I have lived in Japan for one year as of this week. I also previously lived for about 7 months in Los Angeles, right on the fault line there. But I never once… Continue reading

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