There are so many reasons why Japan is my favorite country in the world, from their collective mannerism, to their nearly 100% literacy rate, to their stunning fashion, to their overall dedication to excellence.
When I think about my childhood, Nintendo64, Yoshi, Pokemon, and Sailor Moon come to mind. My guide immediately exclaimed, “Ooooh, you’re that generation.” Haha!…
I knew I’d experience a varied range of emotions while learning more about the history of the war between Vietnam and America.
At times I felt AWKWARD.
Other times I felt DEFENSIVE.
But ultimately, I felt EMPATHETIC.
You could try to avoid it. You could pretend not to notice it. You could even go as far as to tell a stranger that you’re Canadian while at the War Remnants Museum because you’re just unsure of how to feel.…