Kat's Life in Japan

Kyushu Trip Day 6: The Land of Kumamon

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The moment we stepped out of our ferry, we were greeted by Kumamoto’s most famous person: Kumamon. He is literaly everywhere. No kidding. Everywhere. In shops, in hotels, in train stations… But you know what? It’s not annoying at all! Because he’s sooo damn cute!

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May 2017 iPhone Calendar Wallpaper

Hey guys! It’s almost May, so for everyone out there like me struggling to stay organized I’ve created this little iPhone wallpaper that’s also a calendar for this month.

iPhone Calendar May 2017

It starts from Monday, because honestly I just can’t wrap my head around a week that starts from Sunday… sorry, my week ends on Sunday, not starts. ;D

Anyway, if you’re interested, you can grab the calendar HERE.

Kyushu Trip Day 5 & 6: Unzen and Shimabara (still Nagasaki Prefecture)

A few hours away on a bus took us to a mysterious area called Unzen. Actually, Unzen is the name of a vulcano, which, as I found out later, is still active and making the whole surrounding area potentially dangerous.


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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu: basics

Have you ever heard of Jiu-jitsu or jujutsu? Wanna know more? This video is for you! (^__^)

Click here to watch it on YouTube

Morinaga sweets bag: un…bagging?!

Morinaga, one of the oldest confectionery companies in Japan, showed up yesterday at our company with some big sale giving anyone a chance to buy some sweet (and not only) stuff for a substantially lower price. And even though I’m normally not so into sweets, I couldn’t resist grabbing a bag of goodies from them.

For a mere price of 1,000 yen you receive this baby:

Wanna see what’s inside?
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