In Japan, this season is not only cold because of its temperature,
snowflakes, but also because of too much thinking in mind as an expat
like me. I have spent many winters in Japan, but this winter is
different from the previous ones because it brings me a lot of
Every cold winter morning, I am walking lonely in jacket, woolen cap
while uttering a scream of cold but full of fun, a feeling of being
nostalgic of people who live far from home.
Although snow is falling, the construction sites still work as usual.
Workers keep going on their routine work outdoors in extremely cold. The
heavier the snow falls, the more dedicated they are in work. The
passion of work makes them conquer the harsh cold outside. They only
stop working until the road are covered by snow. I really admire their
How can I tell you my experience of a snow shower when snow are on my hair, on my face, on my nose, on my lips…etc.
Living alone away from home, it’s so sad if being sick, but luckily my health is still in good condition. I often receive the attention from my colleagues and family, so even though the winter is cold, my heart is full of warmth and fun. Due to the limited time to be trained in Japan, this will be the last winter I have experienced.
Mr. Huynh Thanh Tong
HCM Building Department
OVC Joining Date: June 2011
Training period: from August 2017 to September 2018