In Japan for the first time... March 30th 2008 I have arrived!
First impressions: calm, friendly, clean, busy, foreign, fun, exciting, new, surreal, and fantastic!
I arrived yesterday morning and training started this morning so I had a free day to explore with some of the new (to be) teachers I have met. There are several going to my area which is reassuring, and all of the staff seem friendly and helpful (which they as ... read more
Asia » Japan » Chiba » Narita In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
I'm a gypsy at heart, but haven't had the opportunity to follow the wind until now.
I come from a diverse background:
My mum is Brazilian,
My dad is English,
My brother was born in Iran,
and I was born in Kenya.
We lived in Canada for a while before moving to Australia and now i've made the big move out to Japan - solo. I travelled a lot with them when I was younger, but this is my first solo overseas adventure.
This is something I always wanted to do, and now that I am actually doing it, I can hardly believe it.
I teach English as a second langua... full info