Afternoon in Ueno

A photographer I am not, but I tried to document the best as I could my visit to the Ueno garden. My first check off the bucket list is complete! P.S. If anyone doubted if Tokyo was actually crowded, I provide this picture as reference:

Sakura Vibes

I’ll be honest – I was having some fears yesterday when I arrived on campus for my tour. The industrial look of the campus was quite different than the grassy collegiate Gothic look of Agnes Scott. I had a hard time connecting with the other international students, and began worrying that I wouldn’t make friends. It hit me for the…

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Arrival

  Listened to 5 episodes of my murder podcast Was told that by the lady sitting next to me that Agnes Scott was a finishing school Tried to leave my phone on the airport shuttle Went to the supermarket on my own and desperately wished there was an international sign for “I’m a stupid American that doesn’t know what she’s…

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Taking Off

In five days, I’ll be on my way to the airport to board my flight to Japan. By this time on Thursday I might even be in the air, settled in with a pillow and the in-flight movies. Studying abroad in Japan is the realization of a dream that I’ve had before I even started college. I’m beyond excited and…

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