Maia Does Japan
It’s officially summer here in Japan. I bought one of all the interesting looking ice creams at 7-11 to find a new favorite.

It’s officially summer here in Japan. I bought one of all the interesting looking ice creams at 7-11 to find a new favorite.

I thought the tights I was wearing today were opaque enough

But two first year girls saw the faint outline of my biggest tattoo and immediately cornered me after class and demanded that I show them next time I’m wearing pants.

Just a matter of time-

It’s a blessing and a curse that there is a kappa sushi walking distance from my base school.

It’s a blessing and a curse that there is a kappa sushi walking distance from my base school.

alegrialeslie:

Quick blog post about my favorite resource for working on my Japanese reading skills. Best website I have found thus far for elementary reading.

alegrialeslie:

natsukashii  (なつかしい)

There is no direct translation for this word in English.  I love this word, particularly because I feel it often.

alegrialeslie:

natsukashii  (なつかしい)

There is no direct translation for this word in English.  I love this word, particularly because I feel it often.

Realizing I bought 6 eraser “pens” for my ESS girls instead of normal “pens” like I thought… Nooooo….

Realizing I bought 6 eraser “pens” for my ESS girls instead of normal “pens” like I thought… Nooooo….

It’s arm/leg sweat season
Glimpses of 宮島

Glimpses of 宮島

The biggest decision in my life right now-

Should I eat coco curry or kappa sushi for lunch??

Edit: I got sushi, crisis adverted
NOPE.

NOPE.

Happiness is a box of Tokyo Banana

Happiness is a box of Tokyo Banana

nihongogogo:

Delicious frozen mikans!

I am obsessed with these

My dad won me a giant Alpaca in Akihabara- 

What should I name her?

My dad won me a giant Alpaca in Akihabara-

What should I name her?

You better believe that when my whole family comes to visit me I throw them all into a purikura booth and take pictures…

Because Japanese Culture -

Sad they’re leaving, the weekend flew by. Back to school and 広島 I go…

Because one super expensive Disney Hotel “Frozen” themed drink wasn’t enough we hopped over to the Disney Ambassador Hotel to try the limited edition Anna themed drink