Traipsing Terra

"It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy…Let’s go exploring!" ~Calvin

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About Terra and her travels


Hello there! My name is Terra and I am a native Californian who learned at the age of eleven that I love traveling (thanks mom and dad). I have spent the past two years teaching English in China and Japan, using almost every weekend, break, and holiday to get out an explore my surroundings. I love to share my knowledge of travel, and expat living and would love to plan trip for you!

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Climbing Mt. Asahi (Asahi-dake)—The High Point of Hokkaido, Japan

Climbing Mt. Asahi (Asahi-dake)—The High Point of Hokkaido, Japan

Jul 19, 2016 | No Comments

Climbing Mt. Asahi (Asahidake in Japanese) was one of my most memorable experiences when visiting Hokkaido last summer. There is something that I love about climbing mountains, from the exercise and sweating to the moment you reach the summit. It was about this time last year that I was feeling worn out from working without […]

Kyushu– Top 10 Destinations

Kyushu– Top 10 Destinations

Apr 15, 2016 | 4 Comments

**Update: As most of you know by now Kyushu has been hit by numerous destructive earthquakes. My heart goes out to all those that have been affected or have lost a friend or family member. I can’t imagine the terror you must be living through right now. I can only hope that the aftershocks will […]

Life in Transition

Life in Transition

Mar 30, 2016 | 5 Comments

It has been too long since my last post, but I am going to blame that on the fact that I am in the middle of a transition. I have never been very good at dealing with transitions. To some that might seem weird, but for me it’s hard to say goodbye, hard to think […]

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