The worldwide Augustana College experience

If this is Osaka, what is Tokyo like?!

Due to some (un)fortunate circumstances, I had to leave the group for a day and go to Osaka. Even though all the Augie kids had tons of fun in Hiroshima, I was glad to leave for a day and see Osaka at its finest because it is the second largest city in Japan, after world’s […]

It’s Oosaka…Not oSaka…

So, I know I’m a little late on this whole blogging bandwagon, but I’ll do my best to catch up. I’ll do my best to post a serious of journal entries for each city, but the timing may be delayed due to lack of internet access. Anyways, here are some of my Osaka adventures! This […]

The Last of Osaka

Well we’ve been in Osaka for about four days now and we’re leaving for Kyoto tomorrow morning.  Osaka has been a great way to start the trip.  It has been quite easy to travel on the subway to see what all is around the city.  Yesterday we went to the Osaka Garden Club and attended […]

Do I Smell Bad?

I’ve decided that I’m copying excerpts from my daily journal entries for this blog to give me more time to explore and get things done for class. Keep in mind that we are one day ahead. So if it’s Thursday in the U.S., it is Friday here in Japan. Friday August 20,2010


After a long day of traveling we arrived in Osaka, Japan Friday night.  It was quite an interesting experience coming to a youth hostel.  In the youth hostel we have most of our meals in the cafeteria where we also have class.  We share a room with four or five other students.  Most students have […]