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Joined 5 years ago from Moriya-shi

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  • A Summer's Breeze in Ibaraki, Japan

    A Summer's Breeze in Ibaraki, Japan

    3 years ago

    Contrary to typical summers around the world, a summer's breeze welcomes my first summer here in Japan.

  • Diamond Amidst the Dust

    Diamond Amidst the Dust

    3 years ago

    These are hard times especially with the pandemic of Covid-19. Sometimes I regret my decisions here in Japan and worry for my future choices. But, amidst the uncertainty, I want to remind myself to be a diamond against the dust, to remain vigilant and not swayed by the unforeseen future.

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    Flavours of Reminiscence

    4 years ago

    Japanese food is like the flavours of home to me.

  • Onsen Nights

    Onsen Nights

    4 years ago

    Regardless if you are visiting Japan for the very first time or have been living here for many years, some nights are not the same without a night soaking in a nice warm hot bath, letting your worries drown in the nice warm refreshing water.

  • Why 47 Prefectures Are Prefectly Perfect

    Why 47 Prefectures Are Prefectly Perfect

    5 years ago

    Japan has 47 prefectures in total, and in this article, I'll discuss why it has been quite an addiction to me - trying to venture and tackle all 47 prefectures Japan and its rich beautiful culture has to offer.

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    What Moving Has Taught Me Over the Years

    5 years ago

    Over the years, I have moved and lived in more than 3 countries and what moving has taught me over these years.

  • Coming of Age in Japan

    Coming of Age in Japan

    5 years ago

    "Seijin no hi" often translated as the coming of age day, is an annual national holiday commonly celebrated on the second Monday of January here in Japan.

  • Fried Chicken for Christmas in Japan?

    Fried Chicken for Christmas in Japan?

    5 years ago

    During Christmas in Japan, many hold the tradition of eating fried chicken together especially as couples. Why is that?

  • Nara is not just about deers

    Nara is not just about deers

    5 years ago

    Nara is known for its friendly deers but little do we know that Nara is a wonderful destination for nature walks and tradition. Here are my top 3 destinations in Nara especially during Autumn season!


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