As 2019 comes to a close, I have been reflecting on self care. This is something that has been around for a while and everyone has their own way of practicing self care. This is what self care means to me and it’s not in a particular order. Watching films - I love films from … Continue reading What self care means to me?
Japan has been a dream for me for many years as most of my friends and family know. I have been asked by many why Japan and I have responded by saying why not? Japan is a beautiful county with a fantastic history and culture. I have been able to experience so much during my … Continue reading Japan highlights part one
Japan is full of national holidays which celebrate different aspects of culture such as Marine day on the 15th July. This year Culture Day fell on Sunday 3rd November which meant Monday was another day off. I visited Meji Jingu Shrine which is the home of the spirits of Emperor Meji and Empress Shōken . … Continue reading Culture Day
I have been in Japan over 6 months and have seen many interesting things and places of interest. This list is my current top 10 of things to do in Tokyo. This may change or may be added to in the future. I have put the list in bullet points as they are all good … Continue reading Top 10 Things to do in Tokyo
30th October marks 6 months in Japan and I feel like its gone by too quickly. I am having a great time and I have met some wonderful people and had some lovely experiences. I am excited to see what I can get up to over the next few months. As I have mentioned in … Continue reading My Thoughts so Far
Obon is an important festival in the Japanese calendar. This is a festival where the Japanese remember their ancestors and it truly is a community affair. There is a wonderful ambience of community spirit with celebrations and parades. In 2019, the festival was held from the 13th - 15th August, but there have been more … Continue reading Obon
If you want to taste good quality Japanese food then head to Musubi in Asakusa where you will find Musubi, a friendly restaurant and bar. The restaurant is near Kaminarion Gate where you turn right then and it's in the 3rd side street on the right-hand side. The street is called Kannon Street. The staff … Continue reading Musubi
Hi guys It is now 10th June and I have been in Japan for nearly 2 weeks. It's been amazing and I have settled in well. The people I share the house with are all friendly and made me feel welcome. I will say that it took me a few days to get over the … Continue reading First Few Days