Is Working in Japan Worth It for High-Skilled Foreigners?
A little over three years ago, I uprooted my quiet European life, packed two large suitcases and moved to Japan. Was it worth it?
A Glimpse into the Evolution of Work in Japan [VIDEO]
Introducing the new Youtube series I’m hosting: Work in Progress Japan
My Experience Dating in Japan—The White Guy Perspective
Dating has been a huge part of my experience living in Japan. To save future generations from some of the head and heartaches we experienced, my friend Kayo and I decided to write about our experiences dating in Japan! Here is my bit on the white guy perspective. Make sure to check out hers on…
When the Nomad Stops to Plant a Garden
Welcome to my blog. Here’s how it came to be.
The Little Things Turning 30 Taught Me About Happiness
While I can’t claim to have reached peak happiness just yet, here are some things I wish I’d known in my twenties about leading a happy life.
Is Japanese Language School Worth It for Western Students?
Thousands of students come to Japan every year to learn Japanese at a language school. Here’s the honest truth about my personal experience.
Life Above the Average
Teetering below greatness.
A White Guy’s Love Letter to Tokyo
Ode to the world’s greatest city.
7 Takeaways From My First Attempt at Camping in Japan
When a woeful lack of preparation is met with elemental wrath
Top 5 Downsides of Living in Tokyo as a Foreign White Guy
Things to consider before you pack your bags and move to Japan.
Intermediate Tips that Helped Me Learn Japanese Quickly and Sustainably
The hardest part of learning any language is the middle.
Japan’s Coronavirus Response, As Seen by a Non-Japanese Resident
What could have been a success story has fallen apart
8 Common Idioms and Expressions That Are Simply Better in French
Hold on to your chapeaux, because these expressions will knock your chaussettes off!
I Summarized 8 Common Self-Help Articles So You’ll Never Have To Read Them Again
The internet is full of articles on how to live a more fulfilling life. Most of them say exactly the same thing. Save yourself some time and read my summaries instead.
3 Ways Speaking Different Languages Can Affect Your Personality
The subtle ways in which speaking several languages can influence how we act and who we are
How You Know a New Skill Is Worth Learning
Figuring out if it’s worth the time, especially if you know you’ll never really be awesome at it.