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  • 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 Travel

    Ignorance or Racism: Blackness and Black Imagery in Japan

    Many moons ago, a participant of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program in Okinawa (OkiJET) posted a series of YouTube videos explaining racism in Japan. He addressed the issues concerning Okinawa-Japanese residents, Burakumin (those at the bottom of…

    January 10, 2016