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Albo Agunday Co-Founder / Creator
Hey, I’m Albo, co-founder of TJC. I was a JET in beautiful Gunma Prefecture for 5 years. I started thejetcoaster.com to teach and inspire others how to live a life of travel, learning and adventure.
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We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand new community forums. Thomas and I have been working on rolling out this aspect of our site for awhile now and they are finally ready for you to join. Whether you are a JET Programme participant, an ex-pat in a different career, a traveller, or even […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Listen to Albo and Nate discuss how in Japan your life is an adventure. It’s like a heroic RPG and your journey is analogous to Joseph Campbell’s MonoMyth. Your Life Is An Adventure In this episode, I (Albo) am joined by my […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHey everyone, we’re proud to present the second episode of the TJC podcast! Thomas and I had a lot of fun doing this episode and we hope you’ll learn a lot about trip planning. Japan is an awesome country to travel to and around. […]
“Kiite, kuru zo!” (Listen, they’re coming!) a youthful voice to my left excitedly exclaims as monstrous wails and screeches echo across the valley. I glance down at my camera, making sure my settings are dialed in. Manual focus, check. As I bring the viewfinder up to eye-level, a bright yellow light radiates from around the corner […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The first episode of The Jet Coaster Podcast! Brought to you from Japan by your hosts Albo And Thomas. We introduce the podcast and give you the lo-down of what to expect. Hop on and strap in!
G’day folks. I’m really excited to bring you a wonderful update. Thomas and I have actually been hard at work pretty much non-stop behind the scenes over the past month and a half fixing up the site, getting in contact with potential contributors, writing articles, producing content and really just figuring out the direction that we […]
Congratulations, you made it through the paper application. In my opinion, the hardest part is now over. Basically, you just have to show the interviewers that you are who you say you are and you are congruent with your application. If you are reading this now, you might think you are cutting it close. Don’t worry, […]
Hey guys, If you’re wondering what’s been up with the dearth of content, well here’s the downlow. There’s a couple of things. Number one, Thomas is off on vacation in Europe and the two of us are still trying to hash out all of the details of our partnership so that we can go H.A.M. […]
It’s every ALTs worst nightmare. Dreams of empowering wonderful students by developing their English skills through expertly developed and executed lesson plans, crushed hand over foot by reality. The reality that your job can be summarised by three words: “Human Tape Recorder”. Perhaps you’ve heard of this phenomenon before. Or maybe you currently find yourself […]
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