JAPAN

Hiking Mt. Fuji When You’re Not an Avid Hiker

At 3,776 meters high, you don’t often hear about visitors hiking Mt Fuji in Japan. Beyond avid hiking circles, most visitors prefer to see the volcano from afar. Climbing Mt Fuji, especially to see the sunrise, is not an easy…

JAPAN

How to Get a Korean E2 Visa in Japan

If you’re planning to travel before you start your teaching contract, then you may want to consider getting your Korean E2 visa in Japan. This guide will show you how exactly to do all that. So, I found myself in…

20 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire You to Visit Japan

Japan has got to be one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited in all my travels. I think you’ll find most ESL teachers in Korea fall a little in love with our next door neighbor. There’s a serenity…

KYOTO

What to See in Kyoto: 10 Sights Not to Miss on Your First …

Wondering exactly what to see in Kyoto? Don’t miss these ten spots!  One weekend in May, my friend Lynsey and I got lucky with a 5 day weekend from our schools in Korea. So we decided to hop over to…