In Japan, there are a lot of places that do illuminations and light displays, they’re very popular as ways to enjoy and enhance an already picturesque place in a modern and enchanting way. I’ve been to two such illuminations during my time here so far, but today I’m going to write about the first one I went to – at Umi Jigoku, a popular sightseeing spot in Beppu.
Today I thought I’d write about my first trip to one of the other Beppu Hatto – a group of 8 hot spring districts in Beppu. Two of my co-workers and I went to Kannawa, an area with traditional narrow stone-paved roads, where steam rises from the drains to give it a mysterious atmosphere.Read More »
So today I thought I’d write about an experience that can be daunting for foreigners living in Japan – going to the hairdresser’s.
I’d been to the hairdresser’s in Japan before on my year abroad (to get highlights put in, which went really well) but since I didn’t write about that experience I thought I’d write about my more recent one.Read More »
Although Valentines Day isn’t until Thursday, since I’m doing my Throwback Thursday posts I thought I’d post this today, an explanation of how they celebrate Valentines Day in Japan. It’s a little different to back in the UK, so read on if you want to find out more!
I thought today I’d talk about my first few days at my placement~
I started work, or had to go to work, the very first day I got to my placement, but it took a few days to actually get started with actual work. Each placement is probably different, but I figured this might give prospective CIRs an idea of what they might end up doing in their first few days.Read More »
Okay, so, time to tell you guys about my placement, i.e. where it was decided I would work for my time as a CIR. I’ll start by saying I didn’t get any of the ones I put down as my preference (apparently that’s not very common, so try not to get your hopes up too much ^^;;)
So, where am I, you ask?
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