Category Archives: Work

What It’s Like Working in Tokyo

I recently saw something online about a blogging challenge: 21 posts in 21 days. I thought I might try it to inspire me to start blogging again. I can’t promise 21 posts in 21 days, but I will try to … Continue reading

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6 Months in Tokyo: Work and School Update

In case you haven’t noticed, this blog has been on a hiatus for some months now. It’s not that I had exhausted the limits of my creativity, rather I had a lot on my hands, which I still do. But … Continue reading

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31: Taking Stock

I am writing this at 10pm on the eve of my 31st birthday so happy birthday to me! I’ll be at work in the morning and taking the afternoon off to go to the Korean embassy in Azabu Juban to … Continue reading

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Hello From Tokyo!

It’s already been three weeks in Tokyo. I managed to find a lovely 2 bed roomed apartment in a quiet suburb of Tokyo called Mitaka City. It finally hit me that I am an adult when I finally moved into … Continue reading

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How Much Does it Cost to Move to Tokyo?

The short answer, a lot. Some background. I plan to move to Tokyo next month so that I can prepare for Jeremy’s school entrance in April. I also need to prepare to rejoin the workforce. The company’s entrance ceremony, nyuushashiki (入社式), … Continue reading

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Living in a Bubble in Japan

If you live in Japan but have never learned to speak or read Japanese, you are definitely living in a bubble because you are limited in your interaction with the world around you. If you live in a university campus, … Continue reading

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What It’s Like To Work in a Big 4

I had the privilege of working for Ernst & Young for almost two years in Kenya. If you asked me whether I enjoyed the experience, I would tell you I did. Here’s what it’s like to work in one of … Continue reading

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