The world does (not?) revolve around America

At the beginning of March, I started writing a blog post. I had just recently passed my one year anniversary of living in Japan and had been jotting down notes and observations here and there to report on. Topics ranged from the tediousness of Japan's bureaucratic government, breaking down Japanese stereotypes, and this map on …

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森林浴 Go take a bath in the woods

I can't exactly pinpoint when this need to be in nature started for me. Possibly on my first (and second) trip to Zion National Park in Utah, or that magical day in Halstatt, Austria, or my first toboggan ride in the Swiss Alps, maybe exploring red rock in Sedona with my parents, or maybe it …

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