One day at Watari – the city of apples, strawberries & shrines 

Living in Japan as an International student has its own advantages. We get invited by the Prefectural offices to visit towns as a monitor tour,  sometimes we get to teach English to high school students, we get the opportunity to experience unique services & facilities that have been introduced for the first time & also… Read More One day at Watari – the city of apples, strawberries & shrines 

A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part II: Amongst the Woods and Temples

Originally published in The Sentinel By Anandeeta Gurung and Timothy Jim A Journey Continued Last time, we swept up Santetsu; today, we pick up our journey wandering Geibiki, before heading up the mountain-side to explore Chūson-ji Temple. The group alighted at the turning point for a short walk through the gorge. The cliffs on either… Read More A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part II: Amongst the Woods and Temples