Hi friends! So I’m just about settled in my new apartment in Japan - I’ve done the Nitori and IKEA runs, I’ve shopped around the 100 yen stores and I think I’ve finally got a grip of the trash and recycling rules! I’ve posted here before about how I got to Japan - long story … Continue reading Finding an apartment in Tokyo
Ramen (ラーメン) is one of my favourite things to cook (and eat!) because it's so easy to make and the flavours are so simple. I recently learned on a trip to Japan that there are lots of varieties of ramen (the main ones being miso, shio, tonkotsu and shoyu) and some regions of Japan even … Continue reading How to cook my tasty chicken ramen
Hi friends! As you may know, me and Harrison are moving to Japan and I am very fortunate to have been offered a place on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. I haven't started my placement yet however I thought it would be useful to explain why I applied to the programme, how I've … Continue reading What is the JET Programme? Application Tips and things you need to know
Hi friends! It has been ages since I did a LUSH shop - I was looking through their site and thought I'd share my wishlist with you guys and, where I've tried a product before before, explain why I want it again! This list is a mix of skincare essentials, indulgent bath treats and awesome … Continue reading What’s on my LUSH wishlist?
Hi friends! If you've booked a trip to Japan, I am so excited for you. It it without doubt my favourite country in the world and I know you'll love it! Japan is deceptively large - geographically it's only approximately the same size as the state of California, but packed into 377,708 square kilometres is … Continue reading My ultimate guide to spending two weeks in Japan