Travel Diary // Portland, Oregon Guide

Travel Diary // Portland, Oregon Guide

Places I Explored Our trip consisted of all three days exploring different parts of Portland and simply walking down the streets and checking out what caught our eye. Also, our third day, we visited the Tulip Festival. Downtown: There are many local shops and places to eat downtown. If you're even looking for big corporation [...]

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My Experience as an Au Pair in Japan

My Experience as an Au Pair in Japan

Nothing seemed too out of place for me. No culture shock. I found myself unknowingly at peace here. I could live here. The key word could. It seems like I’m in a dream now that I’m returning home. It almost seems like if here is my home and I’m excited to go on my next [...]

10 Things that Surprised Me During My First Week in Japan + Tips

10 Things that Surprised Me During My First Week in Japan + Tips

People are incredibly friendly and accommodating in the countryside. Although many people have shared their experiences with prejudice Japanese, I believe this is a small percentage in comparison to those who aren't. My entire first week, I've only met friendly people! On my way to my home stay, I had a Japanese man help me carry [...]