Posts by GaijinGirl Amanda

Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day in Japan is wild ya'll

No Ramen No Life

Set your ramen on fire at Menbakaichidai in Kyoto.

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous

Don’t touch me, I’m famous. Being a foreigner in Japan makes you something of an anomaly.  People are hella interested...

JET Program Interview Guide

Get ready for your JET Program interview, AKA the most stressful moment of your life!

Guest Blogger Alyssa: How I Handled My JET Rejection

My friend Alyssa blogs about how she handled not being granted an interview for the JET Program.

Meme It!: Spoopy Edition

Still feeling the Halloween spirit? Here's some spooky memes.

Meme It!: Pearents

Today in memes based on my students' writing: Pearents

Kobe, Hold the Beef

I spent a day exploring Kobe, check it out

Rock That JET App

Rock that JET app with my guide to the application for the JET Program USA

Travel Tuesday: Uji, Kyoto

Matcha e v e r y t h i n g I spent a day in Uji, Kyoto, drinking matcha and hanging at Byodoin Temple.