Happy New Years everyone!!! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Years celebration with loved ones and friends. I hope 2014 will be just as wonderful, (I really had a good run in 2013 actually!) and may this new year bring much more health, happiness, and safety! As well as future challenges that will give us more growth opportunities.
This is my first ever holiday experience away from home and my family, as well as in a whole different country! It really is a huge life change so far, but all worth the while :-)
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I also wanted to share some pictures from my very own Japanese apartment!!! I put a lot of work into making it a comfortable living space for me and I must say, I am quite satisfied. I live in Saitama, just outside of Tokyo, in a really quiet and quaint neighborhood away from all the busy city life.
My apartment has a balcony and upstairs loft with lots of natural sunlight. Those were my main specifications while apartment hunting, and I felt really lucky to get this place! It was literally the last apartment available on the website (Oak House) and for such a good price too! I really am enjoying my new life in Japan and I feel quite settled in now :-)
Any New Years Resolutions??
mine are: be more helpful, be more sociable, eat less salty foods, realize that I have nothing to complain about, work harder, play harder, visit Hokkaido & Okinawa, and go camping!