Arrival and After

Arrival and After

This is my second post since arriving in Japan. See the previous one here. Surprisingly, I've arrived. Immigration into Japan wasn't as hard as I originally thought. I've never really had to go through the procedure before, so I had all kinds of crazy ideas about some two meter tall Japanese security guard pulling me [...]

Heading Out!

Heading Out!

Hello blog readers! I'm Logan Suits, a senior at USF majoring in microbiology and Japanese, bound for a semester in Japan. (Side note: there's no Japanese major, but there's a world language major with a concentration in Japanese that's basically the same thing. So everyone just calls that the Japanese major.) I'm not familiar with [...]

Finals (Living in Akita Pt. 15)

Unfortunately, writing consistently has been difficult recently; with finals having arrived, and thousands of words long essays due, keeping up with anything besides classes has been a task of its own. It’s a shame, especially since tensions are so high between all the students, knowing that soon we’ll all be leaving. I also find it [...]