8 Random Tidbits From Living in Japan

I know I wanted to write about Japan, but then I got here and settled in and whatnot, and I realized that a lot has already been covered somewhere before, for example mainstream tips like “don’t rub your chopsticks together”, that I’d read a million times prior to coming here. So I tried to come up with some other things that I hadn’t known.

Even these points probably have been mentioned before.
But they’re pretty minor things, so maybe not!

So let’s get into 8 random tidbits I’ve picked up so far from living in Japan for a couple of months. In no particular order.

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Yomu in Japan: Nagano Edition

As I mentioned last time, I’m no longer in Tokyo.
I’ve since moved to Nagano prefecture!

At this point I’m closer to Japan’s northern shores than the southern ones, and quite far away from Tokyo.

As you’d expect of Nagano, there are mountains all around.
And so this post is dedicated to all these beautiful mountains!

Let’s get a post theme in here:

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Yomu in Japan: Cherry Blossom Edition

So on March 13th I took a one-way flight to Japan, and have been here since. I went through some brief training, made some friends, and have seen a good deal of Tokyo.

Currently I am awaiting news on the status of my apartment that the company has found for me, and I’ll keep the location of that a secret for now…

Anyways, things really aren’t that crazy here compared to what I’ve been reading about how things are going in the West. Which is why I’ve been able to go out and secure many photos of the things I’ve seen in Tokyo, and what better place to start than with the cherry blossoms?

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