The Smith’s Golden Week holiday is over and I’m back at work feeling refreshed at my English conversation school (英会話スクール), Smith’s School of English Tsukaguchi School (スミス英会話 塚口交) . It’s great to be back at work, see my students’ faces again and hear what they’ve been up to since I last saw them. I usually go abroad […]
Last Sunday was a day off from my great job at my English conversation school (英会話スクール), Smith’s School of English Tsukaguchi School (スミス英会話 塚口校) in Tsukaguchi (塚口町), Amagasaki (尼崎市), Hyogo Prefecture (兵庫県), Japan. My wife and I went to Sannomiya, Kobe and ate brunch at Starbucks (スターバックス) in Kitano-chō (北野町) or Kitano Ijinkan (北野異人館) . This is a historical district […]
When we first explored the Kobe 神戸市 area as possibly somewhere to live when we moved to Japan, Kitano-cho 北野町 immediately struck us as a very special sort of place.