Before Experiencing Racism in Japan

An Open Letter Addressing Racism in Japan

Disclaimer: I wrote this letter in response to some recent developments with my Japanese employer that has left me with conflicting emotions. I think the majority of people in Japan are not racist, and chances are if you visit this country you will not experience any form of racism. I have published, taken down, and …

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Learning the Dating Culture in Japan as a Woman

There were many ups and downs in my life over the past two years, but the last couple of months have made it all worthwhile. I have a solid group of friends, a wonderful boyfriend, and a lot of good memories I can look back on. Cherry blossom festivals, also known as hanami (flower viewing) are …

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