A Tokyo Tale: Crash Course in Global Citizenry
Jan05

A Tokyo Tale: Crash Course in Global Citizenry

Hello again aspiring Study Abroaders!   Your friendly neighborhood blogger Ashley here. It’s been a while, but ’tis the season of final exams and desperate supplications to the deity of your choice to save your GPA. After all, your GPA is an innocent—merely in the wrong place at the wrong time. (Let me know if that excuse works on any of your teachers). This is my third blog, and my fourth month in Tokyo. Time...

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A Tokyo Tale: Finally Landed…and Lost in Translation
Sep19

A Tokyo Tale: Finally Landed…and Lost in Translation

Hello again my readers and study abroad hopefuls!   Ashley Haugland here, and I’m happy to announce I’ve made it to Japan! I’ve been here, buckle up kiddies, a whole eleven days. I know, I know. You’re thinking, “She’s gotta be a pro by now.” (Disclaimer: The application of sarcasm and general sassy-ness expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect those ideas and ideals held by the...

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A Tokyo Tale: Predeparture Pros and Predicaments
Aug28

A Tokyo Tale: Predeparture Pros and Predicaments

Hello readers and study abroad hopefuls! This is Ashley Haugland, a current senior at our very own beloved Bama. I’m majoring in International Relations (relations track) with a minor in Japanese and in an astounding, anxiety-inducing time frame of 1o days I will be departing the good ol’ US of A for Tokyo, Japan. This is my first excursion abroad so I’m not exactly a fount of wisdom, but I wanted to lay out some of...

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