August 2012

Imagine a world where you have the freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want.  Feel like staying up all night partying on a Tuesday?  How about learning to surf in a small beach town where the motto is “always summer”?  Maybe you wake up and decide you want to climb a volcano and […]


Japan is a country full of culture and heritage.  From cutting edge transportation and toilet seats to beautiful Zen temples and gardens with the ancient sport of sumo, towns where deer are sacred, maid cafes, and nuclear bomb peace memorials in between, Japan has a lot to offer.  Get a taste of the many different […]


I walked off of the plane into a new world in Asia, starting with Japan. This was not the world that I had come to be familiar and comfortable with in South America, where I could communicate effectively in Spanish and navigate the public transit systems. The first differences I noted before I boarded the […]