I landed in Narita on a Wednesday. We stayed in a hotel near the airport, shuttled into Tokyo the next morning, and got situated into our dorms and homestays. For some people, adapting seems to come easily. You might have been in the country before, studied kanji, or have a little bit of the language under your belt to hold a conversation. The other demographic are the students who have never been out of the United States, and speak absolutely no Japanese whatsoever. Take a wild guess which group fall under. Continue reading
When it comes to traveling abroad, I have noticed quite a few challenges that I have come to face. Some of these challenges being strikes on air lines, and even strikes on the tube. These types of strikes make it, not only difficult to travel, but sometimes impossible.
When I was looking to book flights for my upcoming fall break trip, I noticed prices were sky rocketing. The were rising by the second, and soon did I find out why. Continue reading