Tag: Japan

Food in Japan (Brian Campbell)

What comes to mind when you think of Japanese food?  Rice and sushi?  Well you would pretty much be right.  Almost any meal you buy in Japan comes with rice, whether it’s part of the main dish or just on the side.  Sushi is always a…

Happy Holidays from Tokyo, Japan! (Brian Campbell)

Holiday break is now over and I have now begun the final 2 months of classes before the semester is over.  During the break, I got an interesting look at some holiday traditions in Japan. Although Christmas is very popular in Japan, it isn’t nearly as…

First Impressions of Japan (Brian Campbell)

You may have seen the videos on YouTube of Japanese train station employees with white gloves trying to force a ridiculous number of people into one train.  Unfortunately, this isn’t some unusual event; it’s rush hour.  The first few times it was rather amusing and we spent most…