Category: Japan

10 Years on YouTube

Ten years ago I uploaded my first video to YouTube. Like any YouTuber that has ever YouTubed, it is of course… an embarrassing video. In...

Scrutinized by police in Shibuya

The dreaded day I feared has arrived. I was stopped, searched, probed and embarrassed in a crowded Shibuya 50 metres from the Hachiko statue with...

7 tools I used to pass the JLPT N5

So you want to attempt the Japanese Language proficiency test starting at the N5. Don’t let anyone troll you that its the lowest level and...

I passed the JLPT N5

Six months ago I announced that I failed the N5 level of the Japanese Language proficiency test. I tried to be positive about it but...