Listening to a Japanese podcast about having small pets and personal experiences with part-time work in Japan.
Say What? Food Trends in Japan!?
Japanese small talk podcast – special episode about Japan Food Trends in 2019-2020
Episode One of “Small Talk”
This is my first English blog about episode one of the podcasts from the “Small Talk in Japanese” series hosted by two young Japanese girls. I document in English what the two hosts are talking about in the episode. This […]
私は旅行するのが大好きです。 一年に一二回海外を旅行します。日本でよく一人旅をして、色々な所に行ったことがあります。今まで、日本に5回も行ったことがあります。また、日本に住んだことがあります。日本は私の国, オーストラリアとずいぶん違うので、びっくりしましたが、いちばんびっくりしたのは日本の電車です。
Where are you from?
“Where are you from?” is a very simple four worded question, but what could be embedded is an ongoing questionnaire of multiple levels or even an interrogation.
Bali Temple Mystery – To sarong or not to Sarong?
Do I need to wear a sarong? This is a question that all tourists will ask over and over again when going to a temple in Bali. People get confused and wonder what other dress codes and rules there are specific […]
My Authentic Getaway to South Asia
Close your eyes and imagine hills of verdurous rice paddies, clear blue beaches and colourful vibrate coral reefs waiting to be explored by you. Now imagine sweating it out at a meditating yoga class and feeling fully refreshed afterwards. To […]
Away in Taipei
My travel experience has taught me that a trip without hiccups or mistakes isn’t a good trip. It is easily forgotten if not hard to remember. A trip that went all well and good is harder to remember the full […]
For years, Hokkaido has been on my travel list. I’ve wanted to put a tick next to this place on my list for yonks. Years of listening to other people’s stories about how great the place was, and having amazing […]