March 21st, 2017 – Rikkyo Bound Students

Hey all,

It’s been a little while since I’ve written, especially since my Japan adventure has come to a close, but for others its just beginning. I’ve gotten a few emails asking about different things from the welcome packet and paperwork that needs to be submitted. I hope to address some of those questions below. If there are any questions you still have that you feel like I haven’t addressed, feel free to let me know and I’ll make sure to get them added.

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July 24th, 2016 – Himeji

Today, I was off to see Himeji and Kokoen, but before I did that, I also stopped at Kyoto Tower since it was closed the first time I went. I’ll admit that when I learned about Himeji castle in my Japanese classes, I wasn’t overly interested in it. The pictures of it in our textbook weren’t overly spectacular and it definitely wasn’t a place I was in a rush to go see. In the end I decided to go mostly because it isn’t that far from Kyoto and because it’s such a popular place. In the end, I’m super glad I went. I think it’s my favorite out of all the castles I’ve been to.

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