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2020 Is Over!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The year is coming to an end. This year was a pretty strange year to say the least, with the discovery of an infectious disease that has led to a worldwide pandemic and lockdowns in many countries. The rampant spread of CoViD-19 has brought many challenges for many of us, may it be economically, socially, …

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5 Things I Liked About Living In Tokyo

Reading Time: 5 minutes Living in Tokyo for the past 4 years, I was able to experience many aspects of Japan, both good and bad. Japan is touted as a dream country for many, with claims of its advanced technological capabilities, extremely clean streets, and polite citizens. But is that really true? Here are 5 things I liked about living in one of the busiest cities in the world:

I Lived In A Sharehouse With 180 People And It Changed My Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes It was the spring of 2016 and the cherry blossoms have just started blooming as I stepped foot onto Tokyo soil to begin a new life. At the time, I was debating between getting a place of my own or living in a sharehouse and I’m glad I picked the sharehouse in the end. The place I chose was called World Neighbors Gokokuji, one of the biggest sharehouses in Japan with 180 residents.