My friend Shogo told me his theory on why people move to Japan to become English teachers. He speaks English well and made a lot of English teacher friends. This is what the English teachers had in common.
What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?
This is probably the most common question I get.
A new series about living in Japan, called “Outings,” in which I share (in English and random Japanese) my sketchbook entries about the little outings I go on with my … Continue reading
These references to Kami-sama, or God, made me laugh a little.
It’s far too common that the text in English sounds a bit off.
No one said getting sick is cheap, but I thought I’d break down my costs (or losses) based on catching the flu at an inconvenient time. (Really, when is the … Continue reading
It’s not only when I’m outside that I notice Engrish. Here are a couple shots taken from the comfort of my own home. Sure, the pronunciation difference between ‘ankle’ … Continue reading
There are a few main types of travel for those of us living in Japan, and each has it’s pros and cons, of course.