Shelley Smith

Born and raised in Ballarat, Australia with a Japanese mother and Australian father, Shelley now lives in Japan with her grandfather to embrace and learn more about her second culture. Her interests include beauty, food, design and binge-watching Netflix series and movies. Currently, she is studying a Communication Design course online whilst enjoying the everyday perks of her new Japanese life.



8 Halloween Treats You Can Get at the Convenience Store in Japan

Save the tricks and give us all the spooky fall-flavored treats.

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Top Things to Do in Aichi Prefecture: A Guide to Traveling in Central Japan

From temples to ninjas to robots, join the journey to the heart of Japan with GaijinPot in this video.

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A Magical Moomin Theme Park Is Now Open Just Outside of Tokyo

It's a whimsical world of wholesome adventure at Moominvalley Park.

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