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
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! 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
Hi friends! As some of you might know, I was accepted onto the JET Programme a few weeks ago and I'm waiting to hear where my placement will be. This is a huge life step but to a lot of people who know me IRL, it wasn't that surprising! Me and my boyfriend will be … Continue reading Why I decided to move to Japan
Akihabara is an area of Tokyo well known to lovers of games, anime and the Tokyo shopping scene. I've been lucky enough to spend a few days in Tokyo and every visit to Akihabara feels like the excitement of opening presents on Christmas morning - you don't know what you're gonna get but it might … Continue reading Is Akihabara the coolest place in the world?