I’ve Decided to Climb Mt. Fuji in Aid of Epilepsy Society

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“He who climbs Mount Fuji is a wise man, he who climbs twice is a fool” I don’t want to be a fool so I’m only going to climb it once. Unlike my dad who has climbed it 5 times! I

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When Mum and Dad Came to Town

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When my parents first new that I was going to be studying in Japan for a semester they knew it would be a perfect excuse to finally come back to the country they spent over 6 years living in and

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Getting into a Routine.

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Getting into a routine can be a difficult when you’re in a new country. You might not know the in-and-outs of local life and translating packaging at the supermarket is made even more confusing when the ingredients are in a

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Becoming a Local

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Despite the fact that I keep uttering the phrase ‘I live here,’ I still don’t think that it has fully sunk in yet. Although I’m only here for 5 months, I have a Residence Card, Japanese Health Insurance and my own

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Paperwork, paperwork & more

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I’ve been in Kyotonabe for nearly 2 weeks now and I have noticed one thing – they really love their paperwork here. It has been nearly every other day where I have had to hand in a form or write out

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Kites in Kyoto

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After 48 hours of on-and-off travel, I arrived in Kyotonabe on Wednesday. It has been an absolute whirlwind and only today (Saturday), have I had a chance to stop and relax properly and get used to my new home. The

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