The Cost of Dreams: My Top 5

The time I fly out to Japan (FINALLYYY) fast approaches. Just 12 DAYS to go! 12 days till I fly to Germany, to Tokyo, to Osaka, to do volunteer work in a Kyoto nursery and Kindergarten for 3 weeks, through ‘Workaway’. Since every dream requires at least some sacrifice to achieve, I thought it appropriate…

My Language, My Identity

It’s been 8 years. 8 years since I first started learning Japanese. 8 years that I’ve spent obsessing over a country I’ve never been to nor come within sight of. …They say that when you learn a language, that language becomes a part of your identity. That to speak another language is to know another world,…

Neat Blog Award

Hey, guys. SO, A little while ago I was nominated for the Really Neat Blog Award! I was nominated by TheLinguistGamer, ありがとう!! ;D QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 1. What recent news from the entertainment and/or pop culture world (TV, movies, video games, books, etc.) has got you excited? Star Wars Episode 7! That’s recent enough… it…

Prince of England Visits Japan

Prince William, the British Duke of Cambridgeshire, spent several days in Japan away from wife Kate Middleton and son George. The Duke played in a ball pit with children, attended a tea ceremony, visited sites of the Sendai Tsunami, tried on traditional Japanese clothes and samurai armour and more. A lot of it may be…