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Bernie Low

Bernadette (better known as Bernie) is a Singaporean currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in a Japanese university. She enjoys amusing others with her Singlish accent, code-switching abilities and penchant for walking into objects. When not in school, she spends most of her free time hunting down interesting flavored food and new Japanese bands to listen to.

Articles

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I Had My Bag Stolen In Japan

Japan is a safe country but that doesn't mean theft doesn't happen.

By 6 min read

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5 Ways To Make the Most Of Your Study In Japan

Studying in Japan is a great way to become more independent and globally minded, while making amazing friends and having the time of your life!

By 4 min read

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My Journey To Adulthood Through a Japanese University

In Japan, I felt more freedom to be me, to let my hair down and enjoy each day, each moment as it came.

By 5 min read

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When Home Isn’t Home Anymore

Does living abroad change your concept of home?

By 4 min read

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Secret Confessions: How I Spent $1000 To See Arashi

Arashi tickets are notoriously hard to get, unless you're willing to spend a lot of money.

By 4 min read

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How to Date the Perfect Japanese ‘Guy’

From samurai hunks to bookish nerds, these games will have your fingers and hearts racing.

By 4 min read

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Yeah, it’s pretty clear, I ain’t no size two.

What is it like being overweight in Japan?

By 4 min read

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An Asian Foreigner’s Perspective On Living In Japan

Being an Asian foreigner in Japan is a unique challenge of fitting in and standing out at the same time.

By 5 min read