Day: July 1, 2019

Multimedia

Emilee’s Photos From Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

These are my photos from my favorite temple that I visited in Kyoto. The views from the hills of this temple were breathtaking. See for yourself by clicking the photo slideshow below!

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Emilee’s Photos From Hasedera

Here is a short photo slideshow that recaps my visit to Hasedera, my favorite temple that we visited in Kamakura! This temple had a beautiful ocean view, and I got to take a stroll through the beautiful hydrangea garden.

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Feature Story Tokyo

Stumbling into the Panasonic Center in Tokyo

After spending the morning at Musashino University, most students decided they wanted to go their own ways for the afternoon to spend in Tokyo. Dylan Knight and I had already agreed that the best plan to go exploring is to not have a plan at all. Musashino U. was close to many things, so once […]

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Feature Story Tokyo

Hiking in the mountains near Mount Fuji

There’s no question that Japan is one of the most beautiful locations in the world. I told myself at the beginning of this study abroad program that I wanted to see as much of nature as possible. On June 12, one of our class’ unstructured days, a small group of us took a two-hour bus […]

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Feature Story Kyoto

An overnight bus to Tokyo

If you’ve been keeping up with my posts, I think you’ve seen this pattern of me misjudging all the situations I’ve been putting myself in. My mom’s coming! A couple of months after I got accepted into this program, I decided to stay an extra week after my program ended. I eventually convinced my mom […]

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Feature Story Tokyo

Starbucks Reserve: Tokyo Roastery

Where it began The first time I had Starbucks coffee, I was 11 and living in Arizona. My family had gone to Phoenix for the day.  At my mom’s request, we stopped at Starbucks before heading home. At that age, and really even now, I wanted to do everything my mom did. I think she’s […]

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Feature Story

Hotel vs. Hostel vs. Capsule: Where to sleep in Japan and why

When visiting a foreign country, one of the most important questions to consider is, “Where should we stay?” Without knowing much about a destination beforehand, this can be a tough one to answer, and though it may not necessarily be the most important decision when traveling abroad, where you’re based during your trip definitely has […]

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2019 Daily Blog Posts General

Last stop: Old Main

The Texas State Study Abroad/School of Journalism and Mass Communication class of 13 students that ventured to Japan this summer would like to invite you to our classroom for our final presentations! Beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, in Old Main Room 320, students will give short presentations summarizing their feature stories and blog […]

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