You Can Take the Girl Out of Japan ….

... and she'll still find a way to gorge herself on delicious Japanese food. Here, we have a cup of umeshu and the sashimi appetizer at Ukiyo on Exchequer Street : Followed by orders of kimchi, kimchi chigae, rice and bulgogi (which are, obviously, not Japanese, but that's what we ate after the sashimi. 美味しいかった!)

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For Better, For Worse: Ways I’ve Improved Thanks to My Time in Japan

Great success - Diego has, in fact, noticed that I am the New and Improved Liv with Increased Sudsing Action! Not only did he high-five me several times on Cleaning Sunday, but I even overheard him telling his girlfriend on the phone that I am "earning [my] keep." This pleases me greatly; I did so

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