Telling stories about living abroad, student struggles and cultural encounters

Tag: japanese culture

I’m immune to culture shocks-so I thought

Call me smarty pants but when I moved to Japan exactly 6 months ago, I knew that I was going be overwhelmed, challenged, confused and wowed on the daily basis. I soon found out that I was going to struggle with finding my way through the day to day life because I couldn’t remember peoples’ names, figure out how to buy the right train ticket for the first time or was holding a bottle in my hand not knowing whether I was about to buy shampoo or conditioner.

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How Little Environmental Issues Seem to Matter in Japan

The other week, I had an eye-opening class at university. In “Environment and Society” I watched parts of the movie “A Plastic Ocean” and it wasn’t necessarily the movie that was such an eye-opening experience but rather the reactions of the students around me. But let me tell you the story from the beginning…

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#01 Get to know me with a twist and uncovering Japanese stereotypes | with my best friend Itsumi from Japan

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