Cat Cafes. I never knew what the big fuss was about cat cafes so I went to one in Omiya, Saitama. The idea to go was actually my colleagues suggestion. We headed to a cafe that was close by Omiya […]
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 […]
Celebrating my birthday – Japan Style
This year, I celebrated my 29th birthday in my new city. This year, I spent it with my “new family” in my new city – my dear colleagues at my school. My supervisor, T Sensei, at FHS took me to […]
This year, 2015, I was lucky enough to experience a rare holiday called Silver Week. It occurred on September 19 to 23rd. Facts about Silver Week: Silver Week actually does not happen every year. It also isn’t like a leap […]
Cooking in Japan – NOT EASY!
Cooking in Japan is not easy. No joke. Who would of thought that buying ingredients at a supermarket to cook your favourite dishes (Japanese necessarily Japanese dish) would be so hard. After all, Japan is one of the best places […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]