New Zealand writer

It’s the Small Things: 5 Reasons Why Japan is So Lovable!

Since arriving in Tokyo, there are so many everyday interactions and experiences that I have learned to love here. The Japanese hospitality, social etiquettes, and the amazing public transport system are obvious ones but there are a few other things that I see and experience that I absolutely love and very rarely see, if at…

First-Time English Assistant Language Teacher in Japan? Here are 5 Things You Should Know!

More and more people are planning long-term overseas experiences in Japan that involve teaching English as their vehicle. After speaking with a current Assistant Language Teacher (ALT), it inspired me to share some of the valuable lessons she’s learned along the way, which might help others embarking on the same journey. Although experiences may vary,…

8 Delicious Eateries for the Wandering Vegan in Tokyo

Whether you’re on a long-term overseas experience or here on holiday, transitioning into the crazy-cool hustle and bustle of Tokyo can be difficult at the best of times. However, being vegan and having the Japanese speaking ability of a five-year-old (if that), made my transition a little more challenging, to say the least. After six…