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From Italy to Japan


I’m Valentina and I’m from Italy. I’ve been living in Kyoto since June 2018 but it’s the second time I’ve been to Japan. The first time I came to Japan I fell in love with Kyoto and I decided to move here after my graduation to improve my Japanese and to discover more about the culture of this country. 

I love discovering places, trying new food, and taking long walks, especially at sunset.

Through this blog I’ll share my experience as a foreigner in Japan and I hope I’ll convince you to visit this amazing country. 



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