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I’m Vi, a 25-year-old 2nd-year JET ALT from Boston. I work at two senior high schools in Sakata City, Yamagata, Japan. Before I came to Japan, I was a toddler teacher at a bilingual Japanese and English daycare in Cambridge, MA for two years. Before that, I was a student at Boston College as a double major in applied psychology and sociology, along with a minor in special education. I started this blog to share my personal experiences and thoughts for my family and friends back home. Eventually, I hope to share my travels in other countries while I’m living in Japan. My dream is to live in a different country every few years or so. I would love to live on every continent, not sure about Antarctica though. But that’s the dream.

My hobbies include reading, bouldering, hiking, photography, craft beer, and listening to new music. Now, I’m learning how to play the ukulele while surviving in Japan.

Best,

Vi

 

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  • Pretty lights on a rainy night. 🏙
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  • My favorite season is ending. 📸: @arch3t 
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  • When I was going through my photos for a lesson, I started to miss my home. 
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  • Alice and Kiki hanging out on Halloween 🎃 
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  • Came back to Gassan. 今年3回目の月山登山‼️ PC: @adamventerer 
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  • I made a new post about my experience during my 1st half marathon! Link in bio. Sorry for the spam... I’m just so happy.
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  • Mt. Gassan was too beautiful. I will be back before fall ends.
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  • New post about my time at Mt. Gassan is up! Link in bio! 
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