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Gallery: Canyons 2019

October 11, 2019 | GAJET Events, Gallery, JET Life | No Comments

As expected, our annual trip to Canyons provided full-throttle action, with the pictures to prove it! Along with the Canyons shenanigans, we had a successful summit of Mount Tanigawadake. Don’t worry if you were a bit scared. Just dab on the haters! See you next year!

Romance in a Cabbage Field

October 2, 2019 | Blog, Japan life | No Comments

Japan is a country of repressed emotion. It’s one of those stereotypes that are actually accurate. Younger generations are working to change this by doing crazy things like hugging their partners and actually telling them that they love them, but there are some events to help older people express their feelings too. One of these […]

Gallery: Gunma Games 2019

September 24, 2019 | GAJET Events, Gallery, JET Life | No Comments

Our annual championship, the legendary Gunma Games, had perhaps the highest levels of friendly rivalry ever seen due to an epic meme war started by Aidan Koch. Thanks to all the JETs, both old and new, for coming out to battle! With Seibu claiming the Golden Cabbage this year, check out our gallery to see […]

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” — Ed Viesturs This crucial lesson was learned by our group of fifteen fearless climbers as we all made our best attempt to conquer Mount Fuji in a revitalized GAJET event, spearheaded by Valerie and Alex. Thinking back on those two long August days, we’ve […]

Three Years a JET

June 21, 2019 | Blog, JET Life | 1 Comment

As many of us can testify, being on JET is a transformative experience. Every day, we’re pushing ourselves, growing, learning—struggling and thriving by turns. For some of us, JET is a first foray into the “real world” post-graduation. For some of us, it’s our first time living alone, or living abroad, or both. These are […]