Final weeks in Japan

こんばんは! I’ve had very intense two weeks, which is why I haven’t posted anything for a while. When I say intense, I mean study-wise. I had my last two final exams today, but my stress still hasn’t vanished. I’m close to leaving Japan, which means that I have a lot of things to do. This…

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Short visits during Golden Week

こんばんは! I’ve been busy these last two weeks, which is why I skipped last Monday’s post. Last week was Golden week here, which means that there were multiple national holidays during that week. It is a known holiday week and people usually travel around a lot. The other week, my friend came to Japan with…

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Homestay experience

こんばんは! It was mostly nice and warm weather last week, which lead me and a couple of my friends to study at the beach. We had towels to sit on and something to eat and drink. I was reading a book for my Japanese literature in English translation class. The book is called Penance and it’s…

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Just a windy afternoon

こんばんは! Nothing big happened last week. The beautiful cherry blossoms I showed you last week are turning into green leaves. The weather has varied from sunny to rainy and cold. Me and my friends have been playing Pokemon Go. The regular division Seinan students have come back as they’ve began a new school year. School…

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Reaching the Cherry Blossoms

こんばんは! Cherry blossoms have been reached! April has come and it keeps getting warmer in here. I’m feeling a bit confused about the fact that I’m only going to be here for two more months. Time has gone by so fast. Oohori Park Last week we had a hanami (お花見- cherry blossom viewing) in Oohori…

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Seinan English Camp

こんばんは! Midterms are over! Yay! I had my last midterm exam last Thursday – oral Japanese exam. I was so nervous when I stepped into the classroom, although it was just a conversation with our teacher and one of my classmates as we had been divided into pairs. Having someone else take the exam with…

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Cultural festival

こんばんは! I’m still in the middle of midterms, so this post will also be a short one. Last weekend a high school nearby held a cultural festival. In Japan, schools hold cultural festivals annually to show what the students have been learning as the school opens its doors to visitors. Every class and some school…

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Visiting Meinohama

こんばんは! Our midterm examinations are here. I’m overflowing with work today as my Kanji midterm exam is tomorrow, so I’ll be keeping it short. My Saturday began with a kimono photo shoot. Sometimes we get nice opportunities via Seinan’s CIE office and I’d sent my application to take part in a kimono photo shoot through…

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Birthday and Baseball

こんばんは! Oh wow, it’s already March. I’m almost halfway through my student exchange. I feel like I’ve been here for much longer, though I don’t feel like going back home yet. Last week was filled with action. On Thursday, me and my friends went to see the movie Black Panther after class, and on Friday…

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