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Alternatives to JET. What to do when you get rejected.

It’s over, you should just quit while you’re ahead. I mean, let’s face it, you couldn’t even get into JET, the most popular and prestigious program in the country… is what I’d say if that were reality and if I was a jerk. 518 more words

Abroad In Japan

It is how it's supposed to be


I woke up and suddenly I was in an airplane, with a window view of clouds to my left and strangers to my right. 576 more words


Leaving the JET Program (but not Japan!)

What a year 2014 was. At this time last year, I was mostly directionless, and while I could feel myself becoming a better English teacher, my personal life felt stagnant. 403 more words

Living In Japan

Working in a Japanese Company – the Beginnings

I started my first day of working in a Japanese company on December 1st of 2014 and have just completed my first month of work. I had studied about working in Japanese companies in my MBA program in Kyoto, Japan and in University, but none of that could prepare me for the real deal, especially the cultural differences that come with it. 643 more words


Mini update - Quite a lot has happened

So this week has been very busy, I got an email back from PKC saying that my COE has been done and is on its way to England, I just need to go to the embassy and get the visa finalised. 485 more words


Out Now As A Kindle Book

Thanks to all who have read and commented on this blog. The story is now out as an ebook on Amazon. If you are new here and haven’t yet read the book, it’s quite cheap! 619 more words