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
Tokyo is the most densely populated city in the world and is certainly one of the largest, busiest cities I've ever been to. The main thing I learned during my first visit there is that the key 'tourist' spots are pretty spread out across the city. This is in contrast to somewhere like New York … Continue reading Making the most of your time in Tokyo