Category Archives: Life in Japan

Dating in Tokyo

It’s been a year of living in Tokyo. A dramatic time has been had by all. I moved to Tokyo in late March of 2019, after living in Ishikawa Prefecture for 4.5 years. I started a new job in April … Continue reading

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Tips for Kenyan Students Coming to Study in Japan, Part 2

Part 1 is here.  On social life, dating and relationships It will be lonely at first. You may want to talk to your friends and family, but the time difference might make it hard to be in contact all the … Continue reading

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Tips for Kenyan Students Coming to Study in Japan, Part 1

The other day, I got an email from someone in Kenya who has gotten a scholarship to study his master’s degree at a university in Tokyo. He wondered if I have some tips or advice for him. Of course, I … Continue reading

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April Update

It’s been almost a month since my last post. For those who followed the story, you’ll be happy to hear that Miss B. made it back to Nairobi safely. At JKIA, she was processed and sent to a quarantine facility, … Continue reading

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Suicide in Japan and the Last Narita Express

I am sorry for the dramatic title of this post, but you will see why by the end of this post. It was on Monday night, the 23rd of March, when Miss B. sent me a message on Facebook. She … Continue reading

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Bullied Out of Japan: Part 3 (Final)

Once I understood the depth of what was happening (see part one and two here), I ended talked to many people, both Japanese and non-Japanese. Their experiences and advice opened my eyes to the truth about the Japanese society that … Continue reading

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Bullied Out of Japan: Part 2

So here we were in Tokyo, almost 6 months later. I had thought we were well settled in. I had found a very nice Nigerian lady to do my hair, and Jeremy would play with her two kids while she … Continue reading

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