Wagamama Whispers

Introducing Wagamama Whispers

Last Updated on 2024-07-11 by Teni

Today, I’m thrilled to unveil something that’s been brewing in my heart for quite some time—a brand new segment on The Wagamama Diaries: Wagamama Whispers.

Introducing Wagamama Whispers

Wagamama Whispers is all about diving deep into the stories that make us who we are. It’s about connecting on a more personal level, sharing tales of triumph, of beauty, of the nuanced lives we lead here in the bustling, ever-changing landscape of Tokyo.

As a mom, a beauty enthusiast, and an expat with roots deeply entwined in Japan’s rich culture, I believe there’s an untapped treasure trove of stories out there. And, it’s time we brought them to light.

But, There’s a Twist…

This isn’t just another blog segment. It’s a call to you—yes, all y’all out there—to share your story. Have you navigated the complexities of life in Japan as an expat? Are you a mom trying to balance tradition and modernity? Perhaps you’re an aficionado of Japanese beauty secrets that the world should know about. 

Whatever your narrative, if you have a story that’s itching to be told, I want to hear from you!

Why Join Wagamama Whispers?

Share Your Journey

This is a chance to tell your story, in your own words. Whether it’s about your favorite hidden gems in Tokyo, your skincare journey, or the challenges and triumphs of motherhood in Japan, your experience is valuable.

Connect and Inspire

Your story has the power to inspire, connect, and resonate with others. This is about building a community of voices that uplift and support each other. 

Expand Your Reach 

A new Wagamama Whisper will go live every Wednesday. By featuring your story on The Wagamama Diaries, you’ll gain exposure to our diverse and engaging audience of 20,000 monthly readers, split evenly between Japan and the United States.

How to Apply

If you’re as excited as I am about this opportunity, I’d love for you to be part of it. Here’s how:

1. Fill Out the Google Form

Tell us a bit about yourself, your connection to Japan, and a snippet of your Japan story here:


2. Email Q&A Format

Selected stories will be shared through a thoughtful Q&A format, allowing readers to dive deep into your experiences and insights.

Who Can Apply

Wagamama Whispers is seeking voices that echo the multifaceted beauty of Japan, its culture, and its people. We’re looking for:

Expats living in Japan, especially those with a knack for uncovering beauty in everyday life, from hidden alleyway cafés to serene temple gardens.

Moms navigating the joys and challenges of raising a family in Japan, sharing the nuances of multicultural parenting and the adventures of exploring Japan through the eyes of their children.

Beauty and skincare enthusiasts with a love for Japanese products and traditions, whether you’re in Japan diving into local beauty secrets or abroad with tips on sourcing the best Japanese skincare.

Individuals with a unique perspective on life in Japan, from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the tranquil countryside, showcasing the country’s diversity through personal experiences.

Former residents of Japan now living elsewhere, with reflections on how life in Japan has influenced their current lifestyle, views, or beauty routines.

Cultural enthusiasts with a special connection to Japan, whether through heritage, study, travel experiences, or a profound interest in Japanese culture, beauty, and lifestyle.

The Bottom Line

Wagamama Whispers is about giving voice to the diverse, vibrant community that reads and supports The Wagamama Diaries. It’s about sharing, learning, and growing together. So, if you’ve got a story to tell, I’m all ears!

Ready to Whisper?

I can’t wait to embark on this journey with you. Together, let’s make Wagamama Whispers a collection of stories that resonate, inspire, and connect us all. Apply now, and let’s start whispering!

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