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JET Program

  • Japan

    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 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
  • Personal

    A Tiger’s Tale

    The other day, I told my coworker a story that broke his heart: On a random weekend in high school, I was on date at Jungle Island with my (then) boyfriend. As their final animal…

    October 5, 2016
  • Japan Travel

    Your Guide to Mastering Tokyo Like a Boss

    Since my friends are jet setting to the Far East, I’ve been frequently contacted for travel advice on Tokyo. It’s the usual: what to eat, where to go, what to do, and what to expect. Years ago, I…

    August 3, 2016
  • Personal

    How to Trick People into Thinking You’re Fine

    “I’m fine.” It’s a despised statement that is used by women to hide their emotional or physical distress. Our facial expression, body language, and tone clearly indicate that we are not “fine” but we…

    February 12, 2016
  • Personal

    How to Make A Long Distance Relationship Work

    A year ago, I wrote the entry below on my JET Program blog. I’ll follow-up with an update later. Until then, enjoy! If you type the words “long distance relationship” into Google, you will find…

    February 7, 2016