First Golden Week in Japan

Tonight is the final night of my first extended break with the preschool, and my oh my, has it been wonderful!

This past week was Golden Week in Japan. Golden Week is a collection of four national holidays spread out over the span of seven days, including conveniently placed weekends. It makes for one of the busy travel times in Japan during the year, the others being New Year’s and Obon, (so if you’re planning on coming to visit during those times, travellers be warned). I elected to stay put and have a mini staycation instead of venturing too far.

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Monthly wrap up: April 2019

I’ve made it through the first month!

I can sugar coat everything and say it was all a cake walk and that each day I was living the expat dream, but we both know that’s a bold face lie.

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