Category: Japan


  • Living in an Unnatural Habitat: Today I Bought Tampons in a Japanese Supermarket

    Today I bought some tampons and sanitary pads from a Japanese supermarket. I certainly didn’t expect to be writing a blog post about this, but the whole process was amusing enough that I felt it would be worth sharing with the world. When you’re a female living abroad, of course there comes a time when […]

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  • Entering an Unnatural Habitat: The Flight

    Perhaps an obvious part in moving to a new country is the actual process of getting there. Nonetheless I can’t overlook the importance of it, which brings me to this post. To get to Japan, I took a flight with Finnair (at the recommendation of my grandparents apparently) that flew from Heathrow to Helsinki and […]

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  • Entering an Unnatural Habitat: The Visa

    To stay in Japan one will need*: *Disclaimer: I can’t confirm this information is correct for everyone at every point in time. At the time of writing this is all I (a British citizen) require, however it is best to use a trusted source, such as the Japanese Embassy for further, reliable information. – A […]

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  • Yes, I Got Lost

    Today, I needed to attend a meeting with a prospective language school where I planned to learn some Japanese (as honestly, it would just suck to be here for a YEAR and not have at least learnt a little of the language). So I looked it up on Google Maps, saw it was a 15 […]

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