Famous Hachiko statue!

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Anyone seen the famous movie about the dog, Hachiko? The dog that was so dedicated to his owner and waited for him, even though he had passed away nine years prior? Hachikō is known in Japanese as chūken Hachikō (忠犬ハチ公)

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Eating Katsudon! いただきます!

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いただきます! Ita-da-ki-masu! (lets eat!) You say before digging into your meal! Went to a local restaurant just north of Aobadai area, about 15 minutes walk from my house, grabbed some lunch which was a set meal, cost around 580 yen,

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Aobadai international community

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Just a quick update to the blog! (been to a few places in the last two weeks of being in Japan, but will make more posts of this later) Some images of my dormitory in Aobadai area, I’m right in

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おはようございます! (Good morning!) Today is the 5th in Sunny Japan and the cherry blossom season has just begun! Although I am still slightly jet lagged from the flight over, it has been exciting all the same! Currently I am in

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Kites in Kyoto

Kites in Kyoto

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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Sakura and back to Uni!

The past few weeks have been very busy! I’ve been getting back into the swing of university life after the wonderful, fantastically sprawling Spring break. Admiring the incredible cherry blossom has been delightful and joining new classes has been fascinating.

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