Lively Hirakatashi

I have always walked past Hirakatashi station, one too many times, however is was not until tonight that I noticed that there is so much life here. I met a special friend of mine at the station. She just came back from her job hunting meetings. I on the other hand needed se time off…

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Coming across the Nepalese Diaspora in Japan

Although I knew about Nepali youths coming into Japan for migrant workers, never had I expected to meet someone like that living so close to where I did. For context, two of my really good friends from Nepal, one of my far cousins, a distant family relative and one of my far sister is living…

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Spring Break – Nagasaki…

25th and 26th March I had heard about Nagasaki in the books but always wanted to go there to at least attempt to understand, or at least know, about the tragedy that happened during the second World War. After having a great time in Fukuoka, it was time for me to go to Nagasaki. I…

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Spring Break – Hiroshima…

23rd March, 2016 After an amazing day exploring the Miyajima island, I made my way to the Peace Museum in Hiroshima after a nice warm morning coffee at the hostel. First, I went to the Atomic Bomb Dome. This is where the hypocenter of the atomic bomb that detonated about 600 meters above the ground…

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Dorm Life In Kansai Gaidai

There are many things I want to talk about the dorm life in Kansai Gaidai, especially the Seminar House II which is where I lived. There are a lot of rules regarding things from bringing guests to cooking to cleanliness. Students on the dorm sleep on a tatami mat which is basically a futton on…

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