February 2022: Study Progress

Welcome back to another edition of my linguistic study progress! As I showed in my previous post, I'm using a Notion template to keep track of my studies. Feel free to check it out hereThis month, I updated the template to now include all labels written in Japanese. This is a minor change but…

How Memrise Tricks You Into Spending Money

I've heard many times that some people are not using Memrise because it 'requires you to pay'. This is totally inaccurate, but many people think this because of the sneaky way Memrise presents their own courses. In this post, I want to show you how you can access Memrise for free, forev…

5 Ban.do Home Items for Your 2021 Christmas List

With Christmas around the corner, now is the time to take advantage of good deals on presents for friends and family. This year, I got inspired by my circle of friends and wanted to try to curate a list of products that I felt fit a particular friends' personality, and then make a Christmas lis…

The Myth of 'Cheap' European Travel

When I informed friends and family that I would be doing my masters degree in Europe for the next 2 years, the comment I heard the most was that I'll be doing a lot of travelling and I thought, naively, that I would probably be going to a different country every other weekend.

Unfortunately, it…

5 Things To Know Before Studying in France

Today marks my one month anniversary of arriving in France, so to celebrate I wanted to pen down some things that I think would have been helpful to know ahead of time. These are all things you tend to discover as you go through the visa process in France, but knowing about them when you first star…