Monthly Archives: December 2013

Winter Illumination (なばなの里)

A week ago today, Friday the 13th, I took a trip with a Japanese friend to visit a locally famous winter illumination park in Mie Prefecture (one prefecture away from Aichi where Nagoya is located), about an hour away by … Continue reading

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Aichi America-Japan Society English Speech Competetion

A few weekends ago, the other Nagoya University affiliated Fulbright fellow, Darrin, and I spent the majority of one Saturday volunteering as judges for an English speech competition hosted by the Aichi America-Japan Society at the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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Ise Jingu

The day before I became unfortunately ill (about two weeks ago), I went on a school trip to Ise Jingu, one of the most significant Shinto Shrines in Japan. Thirty-five students (mostly international students) and our guides loaded onto a … Continue reading

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