So, if you're like me, when I was in America we didn't have Japanese style karaoke places where I live. I always wondered what Karaoke would be like; would I get shy, would it be expensive, what songs would they have, could I drink, what food was available? I will attempt to share what I have learned in the three months I have lived here regarding karaoke, because it … [Read more...] about Karaoke In Japan
This is a photo heavy post, so get ready! For this part of the trip, we were headed to Shirakawa-go Village. It is a world cultural heritage site. The wiki can explain in FAR more detail than I can, so definitely check it out! And possibly listen to this video as a narration of the blog post as well. The time we visited couldn't have been more perfect, as … [Read more...] about School Trip to Kanazawa Part 2
Hello! Sorry It has been so long since I've posted! Finals came up really fast and took over. Because I've left you guys hanging, I will queue up some posts and have them ready for everyone to read. So, to begin, I'm going to link you guys to Wiki articles about the two areas I travelled to just to give you an idea geographically where they're located. I currently live in … [Read more...] about School Trip to Kanazawa Part 1
That girl on the left above is my pen pal. I wrote my first letter to her 4 years ago. My Japanese was horrible, I could only use Hiragana and Katakana, my Kanji was illegible, and I could only say, "Hi, my name is Brittany, I'm in college." I never imagined I would actually meet her in real life. Now, my language skills are still subpar, but every day I can … [Read more...] about The Top of Tokyo Sky Tree: Meeting My Pen Pal For the First Time
Hey everyone! In light of MSU's International Education Week, I will try and post a few times on this blog to help show you an international student's current point of view from Japan! Recently my school held a school wide barbecue! That means faculty and students worked side by side to cook food, play games, and have a good time. It was a lot of fun. We started off by … [Read more...] about KCP International School BBQ!