Japan

Almost Spring

It’s plum blossom season in Japan, which means spring and cherry blossoms are right around the corner. It’s also around the time when you’ll hear the yojijukugo 三寒四温 (さんかんしおん) being throw around often. When spring starts to roll around, it is said that the weather pattern is warm for four days and cold for three. If… Read More Almost Spring

Japan

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your year has gotten off to a great start! This year, I spent my first New Year’s in Japan and participated in the yearly shrine visiting activities. Before the year started, Brittany and I went off to Kanazawa before she left Japan for good. This means I might want… Read More Happy New Year!