My Japan Itinerary

Several people have asked me questions regarding planning for their own Japan trip, so here is a post describing my itinerary and some tips I have for Japan travellers.  I travelled in Japan for 8 full days plus one day at each end for travel.  I think our itinerary worked out really well for a first-timer in Japan!  Feel free to ask me any other questions if you want more details.

(more…)

How to apply for international exchange

Next week, I will be flying off to Singapore to study abroad at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).  I will be going for one semester, from January to May 2015.  The steps of getting approved for this exchange program was a tedious one, so I wrote down a list of what I had to do to get this, and some of the caveats I had to face along the way.   (more...)