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Osaka – A New Adventure

It’s been awfully quiet around here, but today I want to invite you to start a new adventure with me: Living in Osaka. After a few tumultuous months, my husband and I are now settled in our new apartment in Osaka, have unpacked (nearly) all the boxes and finally got an internet connection set up,…

Move to Yokohama

Finally back online! Waiting for an internet connection can be a real drag… But let’s talk about our move to Yokohama, since it was not only the first move I experienced in Japan, but also the fastest move ever. My husband had been talking to moving companies a few weeks before and decided finally on…

Adachi-ku Fireworks

Summer in Japan means cooled watermelon, Yukatas and summer festivals with gigantiv fireworks. When I came to Japan for my year abroad, we arrived after the last natsumatsuri were held and then I flew back just two days before the first one in the next year. So I never had the chance to experience a…