Treasure Island: JET Style March 29th 2011 What with the recent disaster and my parents coming to visit, I didn't have a chance to write about the culmination of the past three months of my life. I'm talking about the JET Musical, an adventure that has kept me from sleeping in since January. In a good way, of course.
The musical, a long-standing tradition in Tokushima, is a way for us to contribute to the community. There are some fa ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokushima » Tokushima 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
Part of me can’t believe I’m on the road again and back in the travel blogging business, this time in a new hemisphere. I hope you enjoy reading round two of my global ramblings, based from the coastal town of Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador. Here, my boyfriend, Keiron, and I are living in his grandmother’s house, where generations of his family grew up, and I’m teaching English at a nearby non-profit school. ... full info