31 minutes | Jul 15th 2018

jaPODCAST – 7: Interview: Shikisha on being a JET in Japan

My guest today is Shikisha Cowan a longtime online acquaintance whose path also led her to Japan a few years ago on the JET program. Let’s chat with her today.

  • Intro
  • Who is Shikisha Cowan? Tell us about yourself in 3 to 5 sentences.
  • What circumstances led to now residing in Japan and what is your job here?
  • Whats the best part of living in Japan?
  • Whats the most difficult part of living in Japan?
  • As a Jamaican what are some of the stereotypes you’ve had to deal with while living in Japan?
  • What is the most important lesson living in Japan has taught you?
  • Its that time of year when new JETS are arriving in Japan – any advice for the newbies?
  • Finally, are there any creative projects or other undertakings you would like to share?
  • Conclusion

You can find Shikisha on Instagram @thescsquared and Twitter. Also check out her recommended music below! Tweet me @Jamaipanese or leave a comment below with your thoughts on the episode!