Tag Archives: Fukushima

Spelunking in Fukushima’s Irimizu Cave

Sometimes I forget I have phobias. When I’m at the top of a roller coaster, I remember that I hate heights. When I am rummaging around in my pitch black garage, I suddenly recall the fact that I’m terrified of … Continue reading

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Enjoying Golden Week in and around Fukushima

  Are you ready? In just a few short weeks you will be experiencing (again, for our veteran JETs) the joy that is one of the few times a year almost every single person in Japan is on vacation due … Continue reading

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FuJET Beach Bomb Welcome Party 2013

by Bradley York This September, many JETs, current and former, braved cooling temperatures and the threat of rain to enjoy one of Iwaki’s great stretches of beach at what has come to be known as the “Beach Bomb.” For over ten … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Fukushima- July 2013

by David Tacoronte Playground of Hope On June 22 and 23, the Playground of Hope team led by Michael Anop and a group of 12 Fukushima ALTs came together on a 2 day endeavour to brighten the days of the … Continue reading

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Rainy Season

Rainy season is most definitely upon us here in Fukushima. Rainy season is called ‘tsuyu‘ or ‘baiyu‘ in Japan, literally meaning ‘plum rain’. Rainy season in Tohoku typically lasts from the beginning of June through the end of July. The … Continue reading

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