Homesickness Happens and is Not a Bad Thing.

Despite the fact that most universities and companies will explain to their students and employees that homesickness and culture shock happen, a lot of people still are not prepared for them and, thus, there remains a huge stigma attached to them. Continue reading


Chances are, if you are in Japan you will go to the renowned karaoke that is always shown in movies and pop culture. Nearly everyone in Japan loves karaoke—from high school kids to elders. Karaoke is essentially a space to have a private party, regardless of size—you can be just two to six or even fly solo. Yes, people do go to karaoke alone, and it is not as miserable as it seems haha. Many go to karaoke alone to record themselves for auditions or just to let loose and relax. Continue reading