Konnichiwa! Akemashite Omodetou Gozaimasu! あけましておめでとうございます Hello and Happy New Year! I hope that 2017 has been treating you well so far. As I post this, it is officially a year since I moved to Japan! 2016 was a year of firsts in Japan, including my first holiday season and Christmas away from home. I wanted to … More Akemashite Omodetou Gozaimasu!
Is precisely what Visit Korea did at the Korean Experience Traditional Cultural Center at Incheon Airport. While en route to Thailand, I had a brief layover in Seoul. I was walking towards my gate, trying to figure out what I was going to do during the three hour wait of my connecting flight, when I was distracted by a procession of Korean men … More Thinking Outside of the Box..
Konnichiwa! I hope that you had a great summer and are still enjoying a warm fall. It has been a few months I know. During my short hiatus from blogging, I was enjoying summer, working a lot (summer was relatively busy) and getting to know Tokyo better. My first summer in Tokyo can be described in one … More Hisashiburi (Long time no see)
How do you stay in shape when you find yourself in a new environment? … More Work It Out!
Konnichiwa…it’s me again. Observing work life in Japan has been eye-opening, in so many ways. My current schedule is very different from the traditional Monday to Friday, 9:00-5:00 (or more like 9:30-6:30), that I was used to working in a more corporate setting.The change has had its trade offs. On the plus side I am … More Work + Life = Balance?
こんにちは! It’s me again. In my previous post, I wrote about some of my favorite things about Japan thus far. After the amazing 人達, my second favorite thing about Japan is the food, or tabemono (in romaji), たべもの (in furigana), and 食べ物 (in kanji). Living in the multicultural hub that is Toronto certainly exposes you to … More These are a few of my favourite things…2/3 食べ物
こんにちは! It has been almost two months since I moved to Japan. In some ways, it feels like a long time ago, and in other ways it feels just like yesterday. It’s difficult to put into words, and it’s even harder for me to process, that in only 7 weeks, I have managed to change residences, start a new … More These are a few of my favourite things…1/3 人達