Tiffany Sun

Williams College
Tokyo - Language & Culture

Live every day to the fullest! I'm a proud Eph of Williams College, travelling around Tokyo and wherever else Japan may take me! I hope you'll stick around to see what I do, whether it's eating my weight in food or crying over my tests. Trust me, I'll be doing plenty of both.

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January 13, 2017

My final blog post! I've decided to provide a review of IES Tokyo and mention how it may differ from other program potential students may consider. Thanks so much for sticking around with me!

January 3, 2017

In which Japanese addresses, much to my confusion, are finally understood and explained, as per the title.

December 22, 2016

It seems pretty self explanatory when you walk in, until you figure out the hot water faucet won't magically spit tea into your cup.

November 21, 2016

We went to a super classy ryokan in Nikko and enjoyed some open air rooftop onsen, kaiseki, and snow!

November 10, 2016

After some unpleasant mishaps on our own trip while travelling in Japan, I figured it would be a good experience to share some of my own tips when you want to go around the country! Safe and happy travels, everyone!

October 25, 2016

It's time to dispel the belief that Japan is "better" than other countries, that it has its own set of social issues, and that culture so rich in history, with a bright future ahead in technology and entertainment also possesses a large range of problems. If you limit yourself to only seeing the tip of the iceberg, you'll end up sinking like the Titanic.

October 25, 2016

If you've never tried to buy as many under-$1 snacks in a foreign country as you possibly could, and then spent 2 hours eating them all with a friend on video, you're not living.

September 27, 2016

In which Asakusa is actually under 5 minutes, and I eat another pound of food and give you a history lesson! Yes, shrines and temples are different, and yes, there is an easy explanation to this.

September 26, 2016

In which excessive abuse of the fast-forwarding video tool is used in order to attempt to shove in as much footage of the Tsukiji Market as possible in 5 minutes, and of course, sushi is eaten.

September 2, 2016

Yes, I get violently airsick. And yes, I am procrastinating.