Cultural differences between the West and Asia, from the mundane to the divine.
This is the story of an Australian man and his wife, a Japanese pediatrician, who spent five years in Uganda at the Kiwoko Hospital.
An Australian describes teaching English in language schools in Taiwan and Japan, followed years later by teaching at a Japanese high school.
In this interview, one American talks about being a tenured professor at a Japanese university, and another about her memories as a tenured professor at a Korean university. Both are good.
“Trailblasian” is a collection of seventeen trail-blazing black women telling their own stories about living in East Asia. .The book–and this author/editor interview–show us the ups and downs of the Asia experience from a fresh perspective.
In this interview Ruth compares the health care she received as a pregnant woman and new mother in Japan with the experience of her friends in Australia.
This is a story of love, perseverance, courage and faith—an adventure which began when Chris lost his legs above the knee. He and Geri struggled to maintain their active lifestyle, working, traveling, scuba diving, doing martial arts, and moving from Korea to Okinawa.
In this interview Nik talks about his three stints in Japan, totaling twelve years, and the reverse culture shock he felt back in North America.
After twenty-five years in Japan, this American lawyer found herself retired early by her traditional Japanese employer. Immediately she set out on her own path and founded her own company, offering language and legal language services. It was liberation.
I met Nickie at Tago. She and her mother both live not far from me in Tagaytay, a beautiful vacation and tourist spot well outside Manila. This interview took place at my house. Unfortunately, photos of Nickie’s early singing career were lost in the 2009 Ondoy flood. Nickie’s story When I was twenty-one I was performing at five star hotels, the Mandarin Hotel and Philippine Plaza, and a Japanese agent saw the show. We had a meeting with him, my Filipino agent and me. A month later I was in Japan. I worked there from 1985 to 1992. My first …