Newbies on the JET Programme usually come to Japan with a number of expectation. Some want to be the next […]
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Ever thought of teaching English abroad? “Yeah, sick, I hear of people doing it. That would be a blast!”
Maybe you’ve heard of the Japanese Exchange & Teaching Program?
Well, I had never heard of it until 3 months before the application deadline and I was lucky enough to be chosen after months of waiting. Here I’ll tell you what its like to be placed in and teach at a small rural Japanese town with no English speakers for about 200 km in any direction and with no Japanese language skills of your own.
It actually is a blast!
It Is Finally Cherry Blossom Season In Japan!
It is time for cherry blossom/ Hanami season! Japan is known for its cherry blossom trees, or Sakura, as the […]
Romance In South Korea
In response to this week’s photo challenge, Wall, I am tasked with choosing a picture of a wall from somewhere…in […]
Japanese Shrines #1 – Fushimi Inari
Chances are you have seen pictures of Japanese Shrines at some point in your life. Let’s be real, if you’ve […]
Go Proing The Naked Man Festival
In my two previous posts I discussed what Japan’s Naked Man Festival is and how to survive and maybe even […]
Japan’s Naked Man Festival & How To Win
There is a lot that happens in the Naked Man Festival, so let’s dive right into it! FESTIVAL TIME & […]
HOW TO PREPARE FOR JAPAN’S NAKED MAN FESTIVAL
So you want to know about the Naked Man Festival. Let’s be honest, it sounds like a pretty unique event, […]
Sakurai Relay Race – Team Porqueeeeeee vs Japan!
Valentine’s Day has come and gone and I hope everybody had an exciting weekend with their lovers or friends or […]
Winter JETNet – Sharing Winter Traditions With Japanese Communities
One of the tenants of the JET Programme (Japanese Exchange & Teaching Programme) is to advocate grass roots internationalization through […]
Who’s Ready For A Japanese Marathon?!
Being a part of the JET programme doesn’t just mean teaching English. It is also about bonding with the local […]