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DJ’s First Trip to Japan

August 15, 2012


A few weeks ago I featured Rogers’ first international trip to Spain and I’m so happy to return this week with another first international trip report, this time from DJ, a young professional living in DC. In this post, DJ retells his story of preparing for his first trip out of the US to Japan. As long […]

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Exploring Tokyo: Sake Tasting and Yakitori in Shimbashi

June 11, 2011


Though I typically travel solo, I am rarely ever alone.  Between the Couchsurfing project, alumni and professional groups and the random people I meet, there is usually someone around while I explore a new destination. This trip, I connected with 2 members of the MSU Alumni group of Tokyo, Fumiko Masuzawa and Keeichi Higuchi, who showed […]

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Journey to Tokyo

June 9, 2011


I love Tokyo, as I expected I would.  Though I’ve only officially been in Japan about 24 hours, it’s been an extremely positive experience so far, starting with the flight… The Flight: LAX – HND The cab driver called just as I was throwing the last item in my over stuffed suitcase — perfect timing. […]

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Tokyo or Bust!

June 6, 2011


In about 24 hours, I’ll be making my way to LAX for my first trip to Tokyo (and Japan for that matter) and I’m so excited! Unfortunately I’ll be missing out on TBEX again this year, but I’m sure I’ll get a good overview from the attendees. I was able to snag an awesome deal on my […]

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