• Inspirational Personal

    Did You Notice the Collateral Beauty?

    In Japanese Studies, you may come across the term, wabi sabi, which roughly translates to “beauty in impermanence and imperfection.” A broken cup that is glued together with gold filling, showing its cracks and mishandling,…

    May 31, 2018
  • Travel

    Navigating Bangkok without a Wolfpack

    No thanks to the film, The Hangover, Bangkok has a reputation as a party city with all sorts of debauchery. If you’re into the locura, you will find it all here; I, on the…

    May 11, 2018
  • Lifestyle Shopping Ban

    Eight Months of Less: March Update

    What’s up my fellow money savers! In case you didn’t read this post, I’ve decided to do an eight-month shopping ban in order to save money and pay off debt. If you still need a New Year’s Resolution…

    March 19, 2018
  • Inspirational Personal

    How Quit Your Job with Dignity

    Not to brag, but I’m a really good at quitting. There will come a time when you realize that what you are doing isn’t something the sparks passion or excitement, and it’s time to…

    March 12, 2018
  • Japan JET Program Travel

    Scaling Mt. Fuji with Ease

    As a sacred site, a source of inspiration, and the symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji has welcomed over 300,000 visitors per year and was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Although it’s common…

    February 26, 2018
  • Japan JET Program Travel

    Okinawa Bucketlist

    This is a quick, no b.s. list of places and events throughout Okinawa, Japan that you’ll want to see and attend — especially if you are a military spouse or are looking for stuff to…

    February 26, 2018