Originally published in Go!Go!Tohoku When one of our Japanese friends invited us to her place, we gladly accepted since we were looking for ways to relax from our hectic schedule. As an International Student here in Japan, it is always nice to have some Japanese friend. We get to practice Japanese, know about the inside… Read More Opening of the Souma Line at Fukushima
The autumn colours are wonderful in Japan. For someone who doesn’t have “autumn” back at home, I was thrilled to see autumn in Japan. Here are some of the pictures taken around the trails of Mt. Adatara at Fukushima Prefecture.
On 30th October, Sunday, we went hiking at Mt. Azuma at Fukushima prefecture. As usual, my Mori group volunteer – a hiking enthusiast, Yoko-san invited us for the adventure. We have a group of MEXT students (very international – from the UK, Malaysia, Philippines, Kenya, and Brazil ) who like outdoor activities and often go hiking together.… Read More Hiking to Azuma
Photo Courtesy: Leandro Ishioka It has been 6 months since I came to Japan. In one of our Japanese class lectures, there was an article that explained about the emotions of the students studying abroad. At first, the situation thrills you. Everything is new, exciting and fun. Then slowly, reality hits – you’re… Read More After 6 months
It has been long since I blogged. Endless to-do lists, free trips, my husband coming to Japan, so-called honeymoon trip and the beginning of the new semester are the excuses I’d like to come up with. Life has changed so much since the last time blogged. I was fortunate enough have B here in Japan… Read More Back Again
“To foster creativity, don’t learn to code, learn to paint.” – Forbes Do you know what Maneki Neko is? It is a popular Japanese figurine that is believed to bring luck and prosperity to the owner. Often called the ‘Beckoning Cat’ they are made of ceramics or plastics. These talismans are usually placed at the entrance… Read More Paiting Maneki Neko
Are you a fish aficionado? If yes, you must have tried Rainbow Trout. If not, what are you waiting for? Go! Give it a try! Apart from the numerous seafood, one can get in Japan, freshwater fish called Rainbow Trout is quite popular here. Known as Nijimasu, these fish are filled with ‘healthy fat’ called ‘Omega 3… Read More Salmon Fishing at Hachimantai