Japan · Life in Japan · Random

The Onomichi ‘Cat Street View’ Map

I just discovered that I’m not the only person who has a thing for cats in Onomichi. Turns out that the tourism board of Hiroshima has gone and made an online street map of certain areas of Onomichi, but from the perspective of cats! I knew doing my ‘Official Onomichi Cat Count’ wasn’t a totally…… Continue reading The Onomichi ‘Cat Street View’ Map

Japan · Life in Japan

September Highlights: Fude Matsuri, Miyajima, and Cat Cafe

September has really gone by in a flash, and I must say it has been a fun and fulfilling month to boot. Not only did I properly start teaching English classes, which so far have been going pretty well – and I only seem to be remembering the names of the rowdy students 😉 – …… Continue reading September Highlights: Fude Matsuri, Miyajima, and Cat Cafe

JET Programme · School

Conquering the First Week of Classes!

I did it! I made it through this week of first classes alive! I celebrated by sleeping in this morning until the late hour of 7 o’clock, all thanks to the ‘alarm clock’ of a dog singing the song of his people from across the street. Every day this past week I found myself exhausted,…… Continue reading Conquering the First Week of Classes!