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    Exploring Kyoto: Top 4 Unique Things To Do

    With so much history, culture, and rich traditions, Kyoto is high on the list of any world traveler! But with so many options and a limited window of opportunity, how do you know where to go or what to do? Fret not! I’m pleased to announce that my very first travel post has been published by travelicious.world! It details the typical places that most tourists go to when they visit the beautiful city of Kyoto. But what you might be more interested in is the list of the top four unique things to do in the prefecture. Feel free to check it out! If you like what you read, please…

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    Why I packed my bags and followed my heart

    No, it wasn’t for a boy. I was twenty-two years old. Bright-eyed and fresh out of college with two bachelor’s degrees. My bags were packed by the door and ready for the move. Almost a year earlier, I had sent in my application to be an English Teacher in Japan. The application process for the JET Program is a lengthy one, so I didn’t find out until April (about six months later) if I passed the interview. Fortunately, I did and was promptly swept into a whirlwind of preparations before leaving. One of the main reasons why I decided to teach abroad right after graduation was the fact that I knew firsthand the value of…