• Gallery: 私のアパート (my apartment)

    I’ve been waiting for weeks to finally finish furnishing my small Japanese apartment, and with (hopefully) last piece of furniture arriving this Friday and everything looking exactly as I wish it to look, I can finally share the fruits of my labour with you. This is how I live now!

    May 13, 2018 - 6 minute read - gallery japan
  • How to get a job in Japan

    I swear I have been putting of writing this article for a really long time. In the following paragraphs, I will try to describe my road to Japan (which necessarily involves getting a job first) and hopefully provide a few advices that could help anyone wishing to pursue the same path.

    May 12, 2018 - 8 minute read - japan
  • Gallery: Megurofudouson (目黒不動尊) and Rinshi no Mori Park (林試の森公園)

    With Golden Week, arguably the biggest public holiday in Japan, coming slowly to its end, here’s a small gallery from a trip me and my wife went on yesterday. 目黒不動尊 is the closest buddhist temple to my house and I have to say, it immediately became one of my favourite temples of all times – not necessarily due to its proximity to my house but thanks to its openness and how much you can explore (even though you can’t take photos of everything, unfortunately). Hope you’ll enjoy!

    May 6, 2018 - 1 minute read - gallery japan
  • How to get an apartment in Japan

    I finally made it to Japan but besides having a job (I wish to dedicate a separate article to the process obtaining that at a later date), I had the foolish wish of also having the place to live, a place I could call my “home”. Here are the steps I had to undergo and the help I had to receive, as this task would be impossible to complete on my own.

    April 28, 2018 - 7 minute read - japan
  • Direction: Japan!

    There are so many topics that I actually wanted to write about in these past few days (and I will get to them eventually, surely) but none is more important for me than the events happening recently. Two weeks ago, my Certificate of Eligibility was issued. Last week, it was delivered to me, I applied for Japanese work visas and still last week, I also got the visas issued.

    April 3, 2018 - 1 minute read - japan tidbit
  • How to marry a Japanese girl

    A brief description of the legal hell you throw yourself into the moment you and your loved one decide to have an international marriage.

    March 8, 2018 - 5 minute read - japan