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
Having visited Japan a few times before, I had a rough idea what Japanese culture was like before undertaking exchange. However, living here for just under two months has been filled … Continue Reading Japan: Continuous Surprises
Hey there, I’ve been in Japan for a little over 1 month and my expectations did not disappoint! So much has happened in this time and it has been like … Continue Reading Japan: An Outside Perspective
こんにちわ！ 私は Caitlin です。And I have now finally arrived in my new home, Kyoto. Honestly, I came here with little expectations, but having been to Tokyo for 5 days before, … Continue Reading First Real Blog – In 日本
It’s 9pm in Kyoto, Tuesday 31st March and I have arrived at my college residence, greeted by the other exchange students from Italy, Spain, Germany, Ireland and of course, Australia. … Continue Reading We’re not in Cairnsas anymore…