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?
In 2018 I was fortunate enough to visit Japan twice and, on the first trip, we spent three nights in Kyoto. This old city was once the capital of Japan and is well known for its traditional temples, tea houses and geisha. For these reasons, Kyoto can feel like a journey back in time to … Continue reading A weekend in Kyoto