Category: Study Abroad

  • Meeting LadyBeard, Thoughts on 1st Month in Japan

    Hey everyone! It’s been a while between posts, so I thought I’d get on here and queue a few up! Recently I went back to Harajuku to get some clothes that I needed for my stay here. Whilst entering Takeshita Dori street I spotted Lady Beard taking photos with fans and having a camera follow […]

  • National Diet Building, Imperial Palace, Sensoji Buddhist Temple, and Asakusa Tour

    Get ready for a long post! Every weekend that I have a culture class trip, I am surprised by what we are shown. As you’ll see from the photographs and video, Asakusa is very much where old meets new. The political hub of Tokyo is right next to an Edo period castle and the Imperial […]

  • Harajuku, Takeshita Dori Street, and Purikura!

    This is the post I’ve been wanting to write my whole life. I know it sounds silly, but that would be my first trip to Harajuku. Remember that album in the 90’s from Gwen Stephani? “Harajuku girls you’ve got some wicked style….”. I was just a wee lass when that had come out, but ever since […]

  • Meiji Jingu Shrine

    Saturday October 11, 2014 We went to Meiji Jingu Shrine. It’s one thing to study this in your classroom in America and see photos. Its a totally different thing to actually be there. We stepped off the train and walked to Harajuku. The Shrine is just a short walk from there. Everyone had their cameras […]

  • First Week of Adventures

     Monday. 10/6 Just for time’s sake, and because I don’t think you’ll want to read all the intricate details of my travel experience. Let’s just say that it was super rushed and a bit stressful at the end of the day. Typhoon Phanfone had just hit the day before and not only was our flight […]