Breaking the Bank 6 Months into Living in Japan on the JET Program

How kind have the last 6 months been on my wallet?

With how high start-up costs were initially, plus things later down the line that were needed for the apartment eventually, it took a while to get into a comfortable financial position.

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Experience the Nostaglia of Hanami

Spring has come and gone, with the cherry and plum blossoms falling and the summer heatwave moving in their place.

This doesn’t seem to stop the nostalgia of looking back at the breathtaking view of the blossoms–thinking back to a time when it was a lot cooler.

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Check out what this nostalgia of hanami is and why people from all over Japan and the world take part in the time-old tradition of Hanami. Continue reading