Keiko Miki

Bringing you news from Dublin, the capital of Ireland

First off, Japanese people are always mistaking Ireland for some other country. Sometimes I can kind of see how they do it—with countries like Poland, Finland, or maybe the closest-sounding one, Iceland. People often give me these totally over-the-top reactions like, “It’s freezing there, right!?” and I’ll give some bumbling reply like, “the summers are cool, but the winters are… not that cold I guess.” I’ve even had someone mistake it for New Zealand. I mean, it’s not even on the same continent, so I couldn’t even bring myself to launch some smart comeback (of course I busted out laughing). Continue reading “Bringing you news from Dublin, the capital of Ireland”