JAPAN

How to Get a Korean E2 Visa in Japan

If you’re planning to travel before you start your teaching contract, then you may want to consider getting your Korean E2 visa in Japan. This guide will show you how exactly to do all that. So, I found myself in…

20 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire You to Visit Japan

Japan has got to be one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited in all my travels. I think you’ll find most ESL teachers in Korea fall a little in love with our next door neighbor. There’s a serenity…

Hiking Mt. Fuji When You’re Not an Avid Hiker

At 3,776 meters high, you don’t often hear about visitors climbing Mt Fuji in Japan. Beyond avid hiking circles, most visitors prefer to see the volcano from afar. Hiking Mt Fuji, especially to see the sunrise, is not an easy feat.…

Postcards from Kyoto

I cannot believe how quickly a year has gone by. This time last year Lynsey and I were in the middle of getting off a plane from Kyoto, giddily exhausted by the five days we had just spent roaming around Japan’s…

Lauren in Japan

Born and raised in South Africa, Lauren had previously never left the African continent. She maybe drove through Swaziland and once vacationed in Mozambique for a weekend with friends. It all changed in her second year living in Korea. Born and raised…