July 17 – Let’s Talk about Trains

Today was a bit of a transition day. So far, I’ve stayed in one place and have just wandered around Tokyo, checking things out. After today, I’ll be going to more places for a shorter time, looking at very specific …

July 16 – Leaving it All on the Field

There’s saying in sports to, “Leave it All on the Field”. This means that at the end of the game, you have given all you had and done your very best. Win or lose, there are no regrets. This phrase …

July 15 – A Rainy Day in Tokyo

The weather in Tokyo has left a lot to be desired. I deliberately picked July to take this trip because June is known as the rainy season…but it’s been downright dreary since I’ve been here. I officially bought an umbrella …

July 13 – Learning about Tokyo

Today was my first full day in Japan, and as such, I felt like I needed to figure out how to get around and survive in this new city. I woke up quite early (about 3am…thanks time zones!) and chilled …