Homeward Bound

Well, tomorrow is my last full day in Japan. I can’t believe it has been 5 months. It feels like it was 5 weeks. Or 5 years. I waver between the two. 

It sure has been a crazy adventure! I will miss a lot of things about it, but I’m sure I’ll be back. For now, I’m excited to get home to my family, friends and American comforts (read: Wendy’s)

My photos from my trip will be on facebook, so please look for them there! Too many amazing photos, it would take up like 1000 tumblr posts. 

Thanks for reading everyone!



Some shrine festival we happened upon… always excitement brewing in Tokyo!


University of Tokyo! (Hongo Main Campus)

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Fat, beautiful Japanese cats! I will miss them so much!


Nice walking tour of the Hongo area from my Contemporary Japan: From Ramune to Anime professor, Ted Fowler. 


You never know when or where you can make new friends


Nakamise Shopping St. and Sensouji Temple

A little bit too much for Dad…


Hama-rikyu garden


Tokyo Skytree - The newest and tallest building in Tokyo, and the second tallest manmade thing in the world! Amazing view. Also the elevator ride was so fast - everyone on the elevator let out a collective “woooahhhh” when we reached the top after a few seconds. 


The Land of the Sumo Wrestlers ~ Ryogoku

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