A writer with no history or perspective is a paintbrush with no paint!
American Tourist Kills and Decapitates Tinder Date
On February 15, 2018, in Japan a day after Valentine’s Day, Saki Kondo was probably nervous and excited to have been given a chance to meet an American man who was good-looking and young. They had matched on Tinder and she was about to meet him for a date.
5 Things You Need To Know About Japanese Ramen
Ramen is just Chinese wheat noodles in soup. But don’t ever say that out loud to a ramen aficionado or you will get burned, literally. The ancient food originally from China is a major part of Japanese culture and cuisine.
My Biggest Bully Was My Teacher
Before I start, I must explain that this teacher was not only my teacher in the first grade of elementary, but then also again in grade four. It was two of the worst years of my childhood and to this day I still have trouble with authority.
Be More Vocal
I have always been trying to find a voice. Since I was a child, I have always been the shy one. The person in the back of the class who never speaks. The invisible boy who everyone forgets. The last one chosen for any group activity or sports team.
English Teacher Killed and Disposed of in Tub of Sand
The unbelievable and whirlwind story of 28-year-old Tatsuya Ichihashi and his meeting, raping, killing, and disposing of the body of his 22-year-old English teacher Lindsay Hawker, remains one of the most well-known murders of a foreigner in Japan to this day.
13 Things That Annoy Japanese People
Each country has its own values, culture, and way of doing things. When you visit a country it’s always good to know what does and doesn’t fly in that country. Japan is no different. A country with its own unique language, food, culture, and way of life, many people visit the country not knowing what types of behavior are acceptable or offensive.
Maple & Me
Tokyo sucks for dogs. At least dogs like mine who were born into a world where there were off-leash parks all over the neighborhood and one across from my apartment. My dog was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and I lived in an area where I could walk my dog in the city atmosphere or go towards the lake and get some beach action. My dog is spoiled and knows what dogs in Tokyo don’t; life is green out there.