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Yet another blog about Japan


JAPAN | Saturday, 20 Feb 2016 | Views [723]

はじめて (hajimete): for the first time I've been in Japan now for almost 6 months, and still, this week was full of はじめて: - This is the first blog entry in february . Hooray! - According to my supervisor, on Sunday we had a summer day , defined ... Read more >

Train training

JAPAN | Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 | Views [524]

The companies, where we are doing our internships now, also provided accomodation for the time of the language course. Most people stay in the same place for the whole year, but some companies are too far away from the school in Shibuya. These people ... Read more >

The Naganuma School

JAPAN | Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 | Views [842] | Comments [1]

After my Abitur I said: "I'm never going back to school". Well, I did. But although we had compulsory attendance, homework and both written and oral tests, it was slightly different from my German school. .. First of all, my class consisted ... Read more >

Photos: Naganuma School

JAPAN | Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 | Photo Gallery

Back to school for 4 months... Learning Japanese at Naganuma School in Shibuya.
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Tags: japanese, naganuma, school

Sign of Life

JAPAN | Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 | Views [432]

Hi everyone, First of all: Merry Christmas and a happy new year! I hope you had nice holidays and lots of delicious Christmas cookies (and thanks again for the cookie delivery service). Then: Yes - I'm still alive, just a little bit busy... ... Read more >

Photos: Yokohama Sankeien Garden

JAPAN | Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Asakusa

JAPAN | Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery

Sensoji Temple in Asakusa
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Photos: Tsukiji Fish Market and Royal Imperial Palace (Kōkyo)

JAPAN | Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery

Another sightseeing trip in Tokyo
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Tags: kyuko, sightseeing, tokyo, tsukiji

Photos: Kamakura and Enoshima

JAPAN | Sunday, 4 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery

A day trip to Kamakura and Enoshima
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Tags: daibutsu, enoshima, kamakura, sightseeing, temple

Photos: Tokyo Tower

JAPAN | Sunday, 4 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery

A visit to Tokyo Tower (332.6 m high)
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Tags: sightseeing, tokyo, tokyo tower

The first days

JAPAN | Saturday, 26 Sep 2015 | Views [595]

All Vulcanusians spent their first night in a nice hotel in Tokyo. When I arrived in the evening my roommate Veronika was already there and almost sleeping. I took a quick shower (which felt like paradise), took the room key and met the others, who had ... Read more >

Tags: busy, first days, getting settled

Photos: First impressions

JAPAN | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery

A random collection of photos from the first few days
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Photos: The flight to Japan

JAPAN | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery

My trip to Japan: Zurich - Doha - Tokyo
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The flight

JAPAN | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | Views [479]

To keep some sort of chronology, I'll start with my flight to Japan. With it's duration of about 35h I consider it worth mentioning... As you probably know, I tend to do things last minute. This held also true when I had to pack my bags for Japan.... Read more >

Tags: flight, no sleep, sunrise

About this trip

JAPAN | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | Views [467]

Finally - a blog. After exactly three weeks in Japan I have time to write this. What kept me busy will be revealed in the (hopefully) near future. In the last few months people kept asking the same questions over and over again, but unfortunately ... Read more >

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