Author: Bre Citizen

Personal Essay

Experiencing a new nation

It had been an established want of mine to travel to Japan. My attention was caught by the appeal of its beautiful cityscapes, rich cultural heritage and delicious cuisine. Among the many sites to visit in Japan, Tokyo and Kyoto stood out as the must-see locations for discovering the country’s various sides. I found myself […]

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Feature Story Kyoto

On our way to Fushimi Inari

Fushimi offers a unique blend of old and new, captivating visitors with its landscapes, storied past, and dynamic city life. Fushimi’s city life, its heritage, local attractions, and the harmonious coexistence of tradition and modernity brings a rich upbringing to the city of Kyoto.  The Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, which serves as the main shrine […]

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Feature Story Kyoto

Animals and insects of Kyoto

In addition to being known for its historical sites and rich cultural legacy, Kyoto is also home to a wide variety of insects and animals. Kyoto, which is surrounded by greenery and has a diversity of habitats, offers a home for various species to thrive. The Japanese macaque, also referred to as the snow monkey, […]

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Feature Story Tokyo

Let’s talk about safety, Tokyo style!

The Ikebukuro Life Safety Learning Center, located in the center of Tokyo, is a tribute to Japan’s ongoing dedication to disaster preparedness and public safety. Visitors are invited to go on an educational adventure that enlightens, encourages and inspires everyone to be better prepared for unexpected events.   Patrick Grainger, a Texas State alum, serves […]

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Feature Story Tokyo

Heading to Yodobashi-Akiba

Among the most notable features of Japan are its advanced technology and active electronic landscape. Yodobashi-Akiba stands out as a sign of innovation and excitement among the number of electronic shops. Tourist and customers will get the best quality of any service when one visits the store. Tokyo’s Yodobashi-Akiba, which is home to a wide […]

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Introductions

Bre Citizen introduction

About me Hi, everyone, I’m Bre Citizen, an incoming junior at Texas State University majoring in digital media innovation. I’m a huge sports fanatic, and my all-time favorite professional team is the New Orleans Saints. My favorite sports to participate in are rugby and swimming, and I am even a kids’ swim coach. I love […]

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