2019-2020

It’s been a while since I updated this site (almost a year to be exact) and a lot of things have changed since then 2019 was definitely a year of change for me; I moved to Tokyo permanently, started at a new job, moved into my own apartment, went through heartbreak and butterflies, got to…

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…

I love you Finland

It is officially the 101th birthday of Finland today. Never would I’ve thought I’d be missing my home country this much when I got a one-way ticket to Japan, but now that I live here, I’ve noticed what a great country Finland is and that there are so many things I love and miss about…

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…

It’s hard to be an adult (in a foreign country)

It’s now been a few weeks since I started my internship in Tokyo and last Saturday I finally moved into my apartment! This marks the official start of my life in Tokyo and I couldn’t be happier with the area I live in; it’s the dream-come-true of any hipster. But let me tell you, getting…

First week in Tokyo

It’s now been exactly a week since I arrived to Tokyo and started my internship, and what a week it has been! On Monday the 17th of September, after spending most of my summer holidays with my boyfriend and his family and friends, I said goodbye to Sendai and headed to Tokyo. I felt like I…