ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE FOR 2018

AN OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS CURRENTLY STUDYING YEAR 9 OR 10, TO STUDY ABROAD.

さようなら、こんにちは – goodbyes and hellos

~ 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 »

久しぶり – long time no see

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 »

two weeks

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 »

a little more about me

‘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 »