For you to easily navigate through beanmylife I have categorized my posts into different “series” so you can easily find what you want to read from here! Currently still a WIP, I will constantly be updating this page 🙂

Body Positivity

Learning to love myself no matter what size I am

I am fat and ugly, You Are Not Ugly.jpg,

Adventures in Japan

Planet and Bean in Japan: Bernie (aka Bean) and her best friend Planet take on Japan and get up to silly adventures!
TOKYO Part 1, Okunoshima aka Rabbit Island, How To Be A UFO Catcher Master

Kansai region:
Kyoto – Kiyomizudera

Survival Guide to Japan/Living in Japan FAQs

What you need to know about living in Japan, also with tips for when you need to leave Japan.

Kwansei Gakuin University FAQs:
Studying in a Japanese University, Guide to KGU International Residence 2, Class Format, Renting a Hakama for Graduation

Other FAQs:
Where To Buy Plus Size Clothes

Leaving Japan: 
How To Unlock au by KDDI Japanese Carrier Locked iPhone 5S, The Cheapest Way To Ship 100kg Back From Japan

My experiences living in Japan: 
The Weird, The Bad and The Ugly Sides of Japan, An Asian Foreigner’s Perspective On Living In Japan (on GaijinPot), Being Overweight In Japan (on GaijinPot), I Had My Bag Stolen In Japan (on GaijinPot)

The Japanese Music/Concert Survival Guide

Everything you need to know about attending concerts in Japan, including concert reports!
Concert Masterpost (all the concerts I have attended in Japan thus far, and reports)
Concerts in Japan 101, Getting Concert Tickets in Japan (& While Overseas), Music Festival Tips

Studying Japanese

Bean’s journey with Japanese – how to start, where to start and what to study.
My Experience Taking The JLPT N2 in 2013, Attempting N1 (2014), Attempt 2 (2015) and Thoughts On Failing The N1 (2014)
JLPT Resources (Textbooks etc)

Non-Japan Travels

Bean’s adventures all across the globe! Going as far as I can roll!
Summer in Europe: Overview, Szczecin (Poland), Prague, Paris, Berlin

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