The new Japanese students have arrived, and with them a chance for me to constantly use my Japanese. However, recently it seems that no matter what I do, everyone seems to find it unwarrantedly funny. Clearly, we have reached that point in friendship where we switch from trying to be as nice as possible to mocking eachother's every error. Unfortunately for me, there are still many.
Category: University Life
Getting Sick in Japan
This may be the longest I have ever gone without getting sick, but the streak is now over; I have officially caught a cold, which has brought up some interesting challenges I was not expecting.
Otsukaresama Deshita: The Most Commonly Used Phrase in Japan
Whether you are coming back from classes, finishing up a club practice, or just look like you had a long day, this is a phrase you will hear all the time living in Japan. But what does it mean exactly?
Nihongo Shinkansen: Learning Japanese at the Speed of a Bullet Train
If anyone has been wondering why I haven't posted recently, this is why.
The Longest Trip Ever: My Flight to School
Remember how stressful my first flight to Japan was? Well, somehow I managed to top it on my way to school. If this keeps happening, I don't know if I can ever return to America for fear of never making it back to Japan.