During this past weekend I had an amazing opportunity to go on a trip to Korea! I went with my first host family (Mum Misumi Oka and host brother Koutaro) on a weekend trip to Seoul, South Korea. It was so much fun and though we all wished for a bit more time in Korea… Read more »
ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE FOR 2018
AN OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS CURRENTLY STUDYING YEAR 9 OR 10, TO STUDY ABROAD.
As the summer holidays have come to an end I am looking back on some amazing memories. If you have ever experienced the killer hot summer of Nagasaki, you would know that the summer break is spent trying to combat the heat and keep as cool as possible. There are a number of methods to… Read more »
~ さようなら goodbye~ Saying goodbye is not easy. My first host family and I had only just over two months together but in that time I had made wonderful relationships with them, especially with my host mother Misumi. It felt like such a short time. Not enough time. But I am so thankful for… Read more »
It felt like just yesterday that I wrote my first blog in Japan. That was when I had been here for just two weeks. Now it’s been two months! Time truely flies whilst having so much fun on exchange… all I can say is ‘久しぶり‘ (long time no see)! So much has happened. Especially… Read more »
It’s crazy how long and short two weeks are. The weeks leading up to my departure for example… those felt like forever. Forever until I would embark on my adventure. Forever until I would have answers to my many questions. Forever until this new life of mine would begin. But those weeks were also no… Read more »
‘Oh! The places you’ll go!’ – Dr. Seuss is the phrase that came to mind as I sat here, thinking about the adventure of a lifetime I am about to embark on. Though the thought itself may have been evoked by my 6 year old brother’s recent rendition of the Seussical at school, I feel,… Read more »