Archive for Kyra Bell

The End of Cherry Blossom Season

The End of Cherry Blossom Season

Posted On: April 20, 2016

Tokyo’s cherry blossom season is nearing its end. The heavy rain, wind, and warming temperatures urge the blushing [...]

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

Posted On: April 05, 2016

With a 13-hour time difference, it is easy to feel that Japan and the US are on opposite [...]

An Almost-Disaster in Dental Care 8000 Miles From Virginia

An Almost-Disaster in Dental Care 8000 Miles From Virginia

Posted On: March 20, 2016

The Taiwan Railways limited express train from Changhua to Kaohsiung takes two hours and eleven minutes, which was [...]

Clarity in the Rain

Clarity in the Rain

Posted On: November 24, 2015

It is healthy to examine and discuss and meditate on the good and bad in our little blue [...]

Halloween in Tokyo

Halloween in Tokyo

Posted On: November 10, 2015

Compared to most of my friends, I have a very low tolerance for horror movies or haunted houses, [...]

Apples in Japan

Apples in Japan

Posted On: October 26, 2015

Here’s something I did not expect to miss while in Japan: apples. [...]

On first impressions

On first impressions

Posted On: October 19, 2015

We never know what kind of impression we make. [...]

Discovering your identity can wait

Discovering your identity can wait

Posted On: October 04, 2015

Understanding your identity is quite a process. [...]

Embracing confusion in Japan

Embracing confusion in Japan

Posted On: September 18, 2015

About a month ago, Netflix officially arrived in Japan. This means any American college student should feel some [...]