Kingston’s Journal: Tourism vs. Integration

"Visiting a country is far different than living in one." This is my last night in Japan and I'm not sure when I'll be back. Sightseeing aside, I don't feel like I have a great understanding (firsthand anyways) of the people here. And to truly understand the culture, gaining perspective from the most important part, … Continue reading Kingston’s Journal: Tourism vs. Integration

Kingston’s Journal: Balancing Perspectives

A wise opinion is a proportioned opinion. Just a one night stay in Hiroshima today, I'm a bit surprised by the lack of English comprehension of the locals here, even among the young people. With the close relations between the US and Japan, this wasn't what I was expecting. Perhaps its the closed off, xenophobic … Continue reading Kingston’s Journal: Balancing Perspectives