Eight times. Eight times is how often I've moved since coming to Japan. Considering I've only lived here for seven years, that means I've packed up and changed homes on average at least once a year. The shortest I've lived anywhere was about three months in a tiny company owned apartment in Kawasaki. Right next … Continue reading Settling down in Japan Was Impossible
Do you know someone who's in love with Japanese culture? It can be difficult deciding what to get them for their birthday, holidays, or other special occasions depending on what their hobbies and interests are. Whether that person is into Japanese anime, music, fashion, language, etc., we have some recommendations that'll help you find the … Continue reading Affordable Gift Ideas for Japanese Culture Lovers
Like many, I first started suffering from acne when I was a teenager, and my friends and family assured me that it was just a phase I was going through. As the acne progressively got worse through middle school and high school, everyone started offering suggestions for how to get rid of it faster. "Wash … Continue reading 3 Japanese Skincare Products That Got Rid of My Acne
Here is a breakdown of my teaching salary for August 2018. If you've ever wondered how much an average English teacher in Japan makes, here are all the raw numbers. My Monthly Japanese Income for August 2018 Income 230038 yen My paycheck was slightly higher this month due to a few hours of overtime that … Continue reading Can You Survive on a Teacher Salary in Japan?
Whether you live in Yokohama or you're just visiting while on holiday, chances are you're wondering what kind of fun you can get into on a night out. What's so great about this city compared to Tokyo is that you can have a really great time without the huge crowds or breaking the bank. Here … Continue reading Fun and Romantic Things to Do in Yokohama at Night