AWASIA 2019

This year was my first time attending Advertising Week Asia, which was held in Tokyo Midtown from the 27th to 30th of May 2019! For those who don’t know about Adweek; it’s a gathering of marketing and communications professionals with hundreds of industry leaders from all over the world doing talks on various subjects around…

25 things I learned at 25

25 25 has been one of the most amazing years in my life; I started it in Sendai celebrating my birthday with my boyfriend, his family and all my Sendai friends; spent the most amazing spring and summer in Finland with my family and friends; found an internship followed by the job of my dreams…

Back to Finland (for now)

So, it’s been a crazy couple of months… During which I finished my internship in Tokyo, found my dream job in the same city, flew back to Finland and now I’m waiting for my working visa -after which I’ll be officially living in Tokyo! Truth be told I was not expecting to go back home…

Job Hunting in Japan

My internship in Tokyo is slowly coming to an end but I’m not ready to go back to Finland and leave my life here behind. I know job hunting in Japan might sound a little intimidating for a foreigner (it sure was for me) and if you can’t speak Japanese your options might be quite…

Thank you 2018, but I’m ready for 2019!

2018 was a year of change for a lot of people, including me; I left my life in Finland behind and came to Japan (not knowing what was waiting for me). It wasn’t easy at times and there was a point I was seriously considering if I’d made the right choice coming here or if…

Finding Happiness in Every Day

I’ve been feeling a little down lately. Nothing bad has happened and it’s not that I’m not enjoying my life in Tokyo; I’ve been just a little tired and sad for no apparent reason. I think it must have something to do with my 3-month mark here in Japan; where I’m finally settled into my life…

Dreams (are meant to be chased)

Living in Japan has been my dream ever since I could remember. It all started with falling in love with Japanese culture; manga, anime, owarai, dramas etc. that made me curious to see the country and its culture with my own eyes. Later on it turned into reality in the form of an exchange year…