A flowery welcome

A flowery welcome

Spending a minimal time in the flat, I just grabbed my camera and started exploring. The weather was perfect and the Sakura were in full bloom, probably only for a few more days.

Flying during wartime and a pandemic

Flying during wartime and a pandemic

Air travel has picked up again in the recent times, but the direct connection between Zurich and Osaka by Swiss is not restored yet. My journey therefore included a stop-over in Paris, from there it was non-stop. At the airport

How come I am spending six months in Japan?

How come I am spending six months in Japan?

As mentioned in my last post, I just left Zurich for a research exchange in Japan. Today I want to talk about how this came about.

Doing Research in Kyoto

Doing Research in Kyoto

In the beginning of April I am moving to Japan (yet again), this time for a bit longer than usual. I’m going to live in Kyoto for half a year to do research as part of my PhD.