Posts Tagged‘japan’

LWIF EP87: Elementary School Rules in Japan

These are what the rules are like in Aiko and Shin’s elementary school in Japan. There are some rules the kids forgot to talk about, like no wearing outdoor shoes in school or everyone has to eat the same lunch (which is made fresh everyday at school). What are school rules like where you’re from?

LWIF EP48: What a Japanese Summer BBQ is Like

We were invited to a summer BBQ in Japan and this is what it was like. Charcoal grills (which aren’t hibachis) were used to cook the assortment of beef, pork, seafood, noodles, and veggies. Since this wasn’t in Tokyo, there was actually a slice of a front yard, which was entirely taken up by the inflatable pool! What’s a summer BBQ like where you’re from?

LWIF X EP10: Commuting in Tokyo

Despite living in Tokyo for 3 years, I’ve been lucky enough to not have to do a daily commute, as I mainly work from home. I’ve decided to try and level up my Japanese from horrible to bad, so now I get to experience the morning commute on my way to school. Here’s what my commute by train and subway in Tokyo is like.