Every year, on the 4th Saturday of January there is the annual event of the Wakakusa Yamayaki Festival. Where people gather to eat delicious food from the vendors, watch the beautiful fireworks and oh, watch an entire mountain go up in flames. As you do. With celebrations held at multiple locations surrounding the magnificent Mt. … More Ain’t no mountain burning enough: Wakakusa Yamayaki festival
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It’s the start of the new year, and while most of you have already put your Christmas trees away, most of Japan still have their Kagami mochi still on display. Hoping it will bring good fortune for the upcoming year. A couple of weeks ago, I said goodbye to my mum and grandma after they … More Getting back in the saddle
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! (I hope you sang that!) One of my craziest yet life-changing years is about to come to a close with the celebration of Christmas! Or as us classy Brits say, Crimbo! Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year, the warmth it brings, the delicious … More IT’S CHRISTMASSSSS
So, this past month has been a quiet (ish) month for me. As I had to fork out about 30,000 yen for a new bed, meaning I’ve had to stay on a budget and keep my free time as cheap as possible. For the most part, a lot of my focus has been on work … More Balancing your life in Japan | JET Programme 2018
So, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Please forgive me! These past few months have flown by and the only other excuse I have is that work has been insanely busy (I feel like such a full fledged adult saying that.) More videos will be coming soon, but this is just a check-in post to … More Long time, no speak
My name is Charlie and I’m a new UK JET participant! Here I’ll post things like advice and pretty photos of Japan, as well as documenting my experience as a JET! So keep an eye on this blog for any upcoming posts and if there are any other UK JETS feel free to come chat … More Welcome to my blog!