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…

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…

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…

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…

Expectations vs. Reality

One month has passed since I started my life in Tokyo and I have finally started to get used to the everyday life; my room and the area I live in feel like home, work is fun and I’m meeting with people once in a while while maintaining my daily routines. At the same time,…