Ninja Village in Saga, Japan

Raise your hand if at any point in your life you’ve wanted to be a ninja. *raises both hands* Yep, that’s me alright. I’ve always wanted to be a ninja. If only to be able to do one thing: throw a shuriken. How I fell in love with those ninja…

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Europe Feels at Huis Ten Bosch

Europe Feels at Huis Ten Bosch

Huis Ten Bosch. The universe’s way of foreshadowing my eventual trip to Europe or its consolation prize for my Schengen Visa rejection from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Whichever it might be, it gave me a pretty good glimpse of what I could have found had I…

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Japan Journal: Autumn in Tokyo

Japan Journal: Autumn in Tokyo

The plane landed, an hour behind schedule. As soon as the fasten seat belt sign was off, everyone scrambled to get their hand carry luggage from the overhead compartment. Uncharacteristically, I scrambled with them out of the plane, eager to get my checked in luggage, exchange my JR pass and…

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