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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!

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Takayama Showa Era Museum 昭和時代
A true Hidden Gem of Takayama-city – the Shōwa era museum. Get transported to a part of Japan’s not too distant past (Showa period 1926-1989). A time that endured a lot of change and most of us have only seen in the movies, where industry, fashion and culture changed following the war. Read more>>

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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

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