My Japan Experience –

Having arrived to America exactly one week ago, I feel quite settled now, but there is definitely a lot I have to say about my summer experience in Japan. My flight was scheduled to depart the Osaka Itami Airport at 8am Friday morning.  In preparation for this I started meeting with my friends to enjoy…

Japanese Customer Service

Having been two months now in Japan, there is one thing I’m sure I will miss more than anything else when I fly back to the United States, the excellence in customer service. Every morning as I walk to the train station, I stop at the convenience store (conbini) a block down from my apartment…

Lab Trip~

Last week flew by, I barely had a chance to realize what day of the week it was when, suddenly, it was Saturday! Monday I was resting up from the weekend before (Himeji Trip and Osaka Visit with Meru-san et al.) I was so tired in lab that at some point I had to run…

Himeji Castle & The Last Samurai

[UPDATE: If you want to read a real entry about this past weekend, Meru-san did a super awesome job talking about it. You should go read her entry, it’s far more entertaining than the half-sleepy one I wrote down here… Entry is here: http://cmarketinjapan.blogspot.com/2009/07/thats-embarrassing-is-it-really.html] This weekend was fantastic, I had a blast and, as a…

Another week about to end!

Written: July 10, 2009 It’s Friday again! I’m surprised at how fast this week went by, mostly because I actually have not worked all that much. The thing is, Monday night I was really tired for some reason, and I slept a lot, but I woke up Tuesday morning not feeling well… I went to…

‘Omaaru’, not ‘Omaru’

Written: July 6, 2009 After writing my last post I returned home last Thursday, and basically just went to sleep. I went home a bit later than I was hoping, as usual, so I decided to get my schedule straightened out Friday. Friday I discussed what I had to do with my post-doc, and made…