Surviving as a Japanese Civil Servant?! Work Life 6 Months into the JET Programme

I moved back to Japan at the end of July 2019 and time just flew by since then. Hard to believe it’s already been half a year already! I’ve somehow managed to survive working as a Japanese civil servant so far.

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Surviving the JET Programme: 6 months in

Hey JETsetters!

Another milestone update here on life on the JET Program. It’s officially six months into my contract on the JET Programme. Been an interesting ride so far. Check out what I’ve been up to for the past half year in Ishikawa, Japan!

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Top 5 Autumn Illuminations: Kyoto

Japan is one of the countries that four beautiful seasons, all unique with different scenery and foods to go along with each. Personally, my favourite season in Japan is autumn because all covered leaves are absolutely stunning! There are many places in Japan to view these coloured leaves, but the old capital of Kyoto is one of the best places to go to if you want to see some gorgeous autumn foliage.

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I’ve Died and Gone to Otaku Heaven! Kyoto’s International Manga Museum

Calling all Otakus! Are you an anime and manga fan? Are you planning your next big Japan trip? There are a number of places that every otaku needs to have on their bucket-list when visiting Japan. Most of them tend to be in Tokyo, such as Akihabara or Odaiba, but there is a hidden gem in Japan’s old capital of Kyoto.

Kyoto’s International Manga Museum is a must-see for any otaku, where you can spend all day relaxing with a good manga and some delicious food. Or why don’t you try out some of the hands-on exhibitions or classes that are offered?

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6 Must Things You Need to Try at an Onsen! Kick Back and Relax the Fun Way!

The weather is finally starting to cool down in Japan. What better way to enjoy the Autumn and Winter weather than with a nice, relaxing onsen visit!

Many foreigners coming to Japan think that Japanese hot springs are only good for taking a hot bath; however, they offer so much more than just the traditional dip in the spring. Hot springs provide guests with many activities to enjoy while visiting. Check out some of the things that you can do during your next trip to the hot springs!

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