Hectic, eventful or was it undeniably nerve-wrecking? I must say, the process and planning for my exchange program has been a bit of all of the above. My destination? All … Continue Reading My Exchange Journey
Welcome to the first blog in which I will be recounting my preparations for my exchange to Japan and my expectations before leaving. It has been a long time in … Continue Reading Blog 1 – Preparation
Hello!! It’s my first day in Japan and I think I went from ‘I really like it here’ to ‘I kind of want to go home’ in the span of … Continue Reading Tokyo: Day 1
Tokyo, as one of the top cities in the world, its unique Japanese culture attracts me to come here for exchange. I arrived Tokyo on 16th March. When I just … Continue Reading Hello Tokyo!
I have already spent more than two weeks in Japan and this is my fourth visit within two years. Nevertheless, the beginning of term is next week indeed so I … Continue Reading Wonderful memories of my Journey to Japan
It has been almost two months now since arriving in Japan and it’s safe to say that I have settled in nicely – it feels very much like home now.
Japan is always the first in my bucket list among all the countries that I want to travel. Exchange to Sophia University for one semester is definitely a great opportunity … Continue Reading #GaijinLife
What to expect when arrive? Residence card Once you arrive in Tokyo airport, you will be issued a residence card, which looks like the one below. Please remember to provide these … Continue Reading Arriving in Tokyo
Konnichiwa! I’ve only been in Japan for a few days, but I’m ecstatic from what I’ve experienced so far. I’ve met so many great people and the cultural shock and … Continue Reading Konnichiwa from Nippon!
In just under a week I will be travelling to Tokyo to study at Sophia University for one semester. It has been a long and arduous process but it will … Continue Reading Preparations & Applications: My Journey to Japan
The first week of my exchange in Tokyo has flown by extraordinarily quickly. As I have visited Japan twice previously I was excited more than anything to experience living here for … Continue Reading Moving in with Meiji
By the time this blog goes up it will mark my first week in Tokyo, Japan for exchange at Meiji University. In all honesty, I was a little scared when I … Continue Reading Tokyo, Japan -The restless city of neon
Although arriving yesterday morning, I’ve had already a stressful but wonderful time in my 36 hours in Japan already. If you don’t know, Kyoto is considered the traditional capital of … Continue Reading Kyoto, the Modern and Traditional City
It’s been roughly a month since I moved to Japan and to be honest the first few days was absolutely HECTIC! Getting out of the airport, the first thing that … Continue Reading The Worst Beginning, The Best Weekend
Time has flown by since my arrival in Japan, even though this is my second visit I had yet to travel through Kyoto so I didn’t have any idea of what to expect … Continue Reading Kyoto, Japan: Best of Both Worlds