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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Convienence stores in Japan

Convienence stores in Japan

Aug 10, 2016 | No Comments

Ok, some people might be thinking this is an obscure topic, so why write about convenience stores? Well, it’s because I feel like the world should know how amazing convenience stores are in Japan. Locally referred to as conbini, you can find almost anything you need inside. And that’s not an exaggeration! Neighboring countries also […]

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 | 2 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 […]

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