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The Beginning of the End

Today I was given permission by my supervisor to contact my successor.

If my leaving didn’t feel real before, it certainly does now.

I remember what it was like when I was the successor receiving my first e-mail from my predecessor. 482 more words


Job 5: The JET Programme

August 2010 – August 2013


How to get there:

You can enter Japan by plane or boat. Though, the number of boats going to Japan from other countries has gone down significantly. 1,651 more words


Stretch Marks: Small Town, Big Muscles! (Receiving JET Placement)

What can I say, the anticipation was excruciating! I mean, I legitimately felt like I needed to go off Facebook for a while just so I didn’t have to continue seeing the placement info roll out from all over the world, while Atlanta still waited on its results! 595 more words

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Yamanashi, Here I Come!

So it’s been a few days since I found out, but I got my placement this past week!

Ladies and gentlemen, I will be a proud citizen of Hokuto-shi in Yamanashi prefecture. 205 more words

JET Programme: On Receiving Your Placement

To all new short-listed JET’s out there, breathe a sigh of relief. The long-awaited announcement of where you will be headed to in Japan come July/August is finally here! 881 more words


I'm going to Minoh, Osaka!

Home of the oldest national park in Japan, beautiful fall foliage, a famous brewery, and some unfriendly monkeys.

I requested the Osaka suburbs as my first choice placement and, somehow, I got it! 252 more words

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How to use your holiday time wisely while living in Japan.

I regularly get asked how I am able to take so much holiday time while working here in Japan, so I thought I might give others a glimpse into how I did it. 626 more words

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