Returning home…

So the time has come to make the transition back home. My time in Japan has come to an end and my way of coping with such a major change in my life has been to live in a little bubble of denial and pretend like the end was not coming. However, before I knew... Continue Reading →

Yamagata (山形)

As I am rounding off my time in Japan, I want to make the most of the opportunities that I have - such as the luxury of random stretches of time off. This mid term exam week (in late May) I was researching my next domestic travel destination and settled on Yamagata. I wanted to... Continue Reading →


**This is a rambly post about nothing much but I just felt the need to get these thoughts out of my head. ** My time here in Japan is coming to an end. In just over two months I will resume my life back in Sydney. The reality of this is starting to set in;... Continue Reading →

Kanazawa (金沢)

When my parents organised to visit me in Japan for the second time, I knew that we had to make a trip to Kanazawa. It had been at the top of my list of places to explore domestically and my parents' visit served as the perfect excuse to make a trip there. Kanazawa has a... Continue Reading →

Izu Peninsula

It had been a while since by last adventure within Japan so I was itching to go somewhere. With a rare three day weekend I decided to explore the Izu Peninsula. Justine had been down there in the summer and loved it and so she recommended a cool little (and cheap!) hostel to stay in... Continue Reading →

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