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Welcome to my blog, a documented journey of relocation from Hollywood, California to the Japanese countryside. From the move, to getting settled, to the subsequent adventures that take place. I’ll offer my insights on the culture, raising children, the beauty of Japan and more!

Today’s Featured Blog Post
8 Things To Love About the Japanese Countryside 田舎
A look at a handful of random, tiny things that might make you smile when living in or traveling through the Japanese countryside.
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Costco Items That Every Foreigner in Japan Needs

So you’ve moved to Japan from the USA, or maybe you’re just here for an extended period. Chances are there’s a few things your going to miss from home. While big cities offer about anything you might need (for a price), dwellers of the countryside like me might be out of luck, or forced to … Continue reading Costco Items That Every Foreigner in Japan Needs

7 Considerations Before Offering Private English Lessons

So you want to start offering private English lessons while living abroad; that’s great! It can be very fulfilling work while offering a valuable service to your newly adopted community. But before you dive in head-first there are a things that you should spend some time thinking about. Clarifying the type of education you will … Continue reading 7 Considerations Before Offering Private English Lessons

5 Japanese Habits Your Family Can Start Today! (Featured Guest Blog)

Just because you haven’t visited or moved to Japan yet doesn’t mean you can’t start incorporating some of the healthy habits observed by many in Japan! Today we bring you a new article; 5 Japanese Habits Your Family Can Start Today! …prominently featured over at the Grey, Grizzled and Gaijin blog as part of their … Continue reading 5 Japanese Habits Your Family Can Start Today! (Featured Guest Blog)

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