5 Ways to Appear Busy When You’re Bored

Azumanga Daioh gets it! The ability to look busy even when you’re bored beyond comprehension with nothing to do is an enviable talent. If you were born looking bored (even when you’re literally in the middle of working), I understand your struggle because I am the exact same way. The first piece of advice I got during training was “look busy”. Unfortunately, no one ever told me how exactly to do that. […]

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What to Do if You’re in Japan and Don’t like Japanese Food

Yikes… You’re in Japan but you don’t like Japanese food? Have fun starving to death… Just kidding. For such a homogeneous nation, there are a plethora of different dining options if you don’t like Japanese food. Do be warned, however, that many of these places may not serve Japanese food, but the dishes are still catered to a Japanese palate. To me, these kinds of dishes feel like you’re eating […]

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Cheap Travel Within Japan and Going Abroad

I recently posted about my Japan Bucket List, which has got me more motivated than ever to start crossing some of the things on there off! I’m on a poor teacher’s salary, so I don’t have a lot of money to spend on traveling (plus I really like to eat, so that’s where 70% of my salary goes anyway). But I still make traveling possible! I wanted to share with […]

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