Home Delivery Surprises

I truly love the delivering system in Japan.  It is by far the most well organised and well-mannered systems I have experienced.  I come from Australia, so mail delivery is always between the hours that are most convenient for the delivery man.  Should you not be at home, there is no problem, because the delivery man will leave you a slip saying you HAVE to pick up your package at the local post office.  The Japanese delivery system is not […]

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Minami Koshigaya: Taste of Culture

A couple of weeks ago, I went to my first Japanese festival.  It was an absolute epic experience.  It was the 31st Minami Koshigaya Awa Odori (Dance) Festival.  The festival was held just outside of Minami Koshigaya station. I went to the festival with one of my friends, N. She is also a new participate on the JET program who flew over with me from Australia.  I must say, Japan really does know how to put on a good show.  […]

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My JET Application Experience – Part 1

July this year, I began a new life adventure.  I took on a challenge to explore a new career in the educational sector. Not only that, but I also moved to a place where I have always wanted to live in. It was a really scary experience for me because I had been in my previous job for over 5 years.   I definitely learnt and travelled a lot for my job; however, there was nothing for me in that job […]

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Dream a little … Why not?

Following your dream are words that we hear many times in our lives.  However, these words are not that easily satisfied. For years, I had dreamt of working in Japan and that is exactly what I am doing right now.  I currently live in a beautiful town in Saitama and am working as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) under the  Japan Exchange and Teaching program 2015. I am not a teacher.  In fact, before coming here, I worked as a […]

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Hello, its me. Not Adele

I finally managed to make it happen.  My first blog and having my own blog.  It has taken me a while to really sit down and make this happen. The world is filled with heaps of tools and how-tos, surely it’s not that hard to put something like this together.  Nonetheless, like many things, it is all about commitment and dedication. I cannot guarantee that I can update every single interesting or weird event that happens to me.  However, I […]

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