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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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 […]

Shiraito Sake Festival in Itoshima

Shiraito Sake Festival in Itoshima

Feb 28, 2016 | 6 Comments

Its that time of year around Japan, when sake barrels are being opened, marking the end of the brewing season. The brewing of sake traditionally begins around October 1st, also know as Sake Day in Japan. Apparently, at this time the sake from spring of that same year has mellowed and aged enough to be […]

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