The Liebster Award Thank you so much Hannah, writer of Simply Haynes, for nominating me for the Liebster Award! Your blog […]
barefootjonHello, My name is Jon. I love traveling and seeing the rest of the world. I live for stories and sometimes get lost or find myself in strange situations just to find them. Check out some of those stories here!
The Burning of Mt. Wakakusa…Burn Baby Burn!
Did you ever play with matches as a kid? Or get really excited when you were allowed to start the […]
The Cosplayers Of Japan’s Comic-Con: Comiket
Do you like anime? How about manga? What about plain old Japanese eccentricities? Well, welcome to Tokyo’s Comiket – Comic […]
Serentiy In A Warzone…
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Serenity.” When I first saw the prompt for this week’s Photo Challenge […]
Who’s Ready For A Japanese Marathon?!
Being a part of the JET programme doesn’t just mean teaching English. It is also about bonding with the local […]
Japanese New Year’s: “Festivals, Food & A Horrible Fortune”
2015 is rolling and everyone is probably recovering from the New Year’s festivities….I know I certainly am. If you ever […]
Why I’m Blogging…
Right now there’s a lot of people my age or younger who are resigning themselves to staying in their own […]
A New Year, A New Tradition
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “New.” In Japan there is a tradition called Hatsumode – the […]
And Emperor Komei Said, “Learn To Read!”
Recently, the senior high school that I’m teaching English at here in Japan just celebrated its 150th anniversary. That’s right […]
How I managed a homemade Thanksgiving in Japan!
In my previous blog I showed you all a Thanksgiving event put on by the Japan-America Society of Osaka. While […]