Category Archives: Travel Japan

Coto Language Academy Activities, Tokyo Japan

September 2017 Coto Language Academy offers various Japanese classes for foreigners. I spent 4 weeks in an intensive course (level Beginner 2) in September of 2017 to learn enough Japanese to make traveling in Japan both easier and more fun. … Continue reading

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Review of Coto Language Academy, Tokyo, Japan

Coto Language Academy offers various Japanese classes for foreigners. I spent 4 weeks in an intensive course (level Beginner 2) in September of 2017 in order to learn some Japanese to make traveling in Japan both easier and more fun. There are … Continue reading

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Coto Language Academy, First Impressions, Tokyo, Japan

Coto Language Academy offers various Japanese classes for foreigners. I spent 4 weeks in an intensive course (level Beginner 2) in September of 2017 in order to learn some Japanese to make traveling in Japan both easier and more fun. This post … Continue reading

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Learning the Transit System, Tokyo, Japan

August 30, 2017 While the Tokyo interlocking network of trains and subway lines may feel overwhelming at first, the system is not difficult figure out. There are plenty of maps and signs in English as well as electronic diagrams on-board … Continue reading

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Bathing at a Japanese Homestay, Tokyo, Japan

August 29, 2017 Before my arrival in Japan I was sent a guidebook on how to conduct yourself at a homestay. One subject, bathing, had quite specific instructions. You were not to wash in the bathtub, as the same bath … Continue reading

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Immersion Program Homestay, Tokyo, Japan

August 27, 2017 For this last collection of Japan posts I will back track to my arrival in Japan and experience studying Japanese for a month in Tokyo. What do you do when you come home to your host family … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Tokyo, Japan

October 9-11, 2017 Remm Hibiya This reasonably priced modern hotel, located directly across the street from the Imperial Palace Hotel, has easy access to many of Tokyo’s top sights and neighborhoods, including the Ginza shopping district directly to the east … Continue reading

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