Finding an English Speaking Doctor in Japan

When it comes to our health, it is important that we are able to advocate for ourselves as efficiently as possible. This applies no matter where in the world you are living. No one knows your body better than you do. Even if you have N1 Japanese ability, sometimes it’s just easier and less nerve... Continue Reading →


Joining a Gym in Japan

With walking still being a major way of getting around Japan, it can be easy to reach your daily step goal. However, if you are looking to tone your muscles or bulk up you may want to join a gym. In my opinion, the major problem with most gyms in Japan is that they have... Continue Reading →

October English Wall

For the month of October I decided to go with a Halloween themed English Wall. It was a topic the students were already familiar with and was related to the lesson I was doing with them in class. Phrase of the Month This month's phrase was “Scaredy-cat”. Just like last month I included English words... Continue Reading →

Minoo Falls – 箕面滝

Despite October being halfway over and experiencing some of the worst typhoons Japan has seen in years, the weather has been pretty nice recently. Most days stay between 18~21℃ (65~70℉) which is cool enough to go out in layers, but warm enough to leave your down jacket at home. This past weekend I decided to... Continue Reading →

Lesson Throw Back: Fieldwork

Hello and welcome to another new monthly segment! Every month I am going to share one of my favorite (or least favorite) lessons from the previous month. I will tell you what went well, what went bad, ways I could improve it, and what the students took away from it. The reason I want to... Continue Reading →

Exploring Hiroshima City

A while back I went to Hiroshima for a few days to meet up with some of my relatives and learn more about one of Japan’s most historic prefectures. Since I didn’t have a whole lot of time there I wasn’t able to go everywhere I wanted, but I was able to check out a... Continue Reading →

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