#155: Conflicts around Cultural Differences / Introducing “Ask Joanna”

We’re making some fun changes to the pod! This is our first episode featuring our new segment, “Ask Joanna,” where we answer your advice questions around cross-cultural/cross-diet dating, as well as living abroad. Our first listener-submitted question today is about preventing resentment from brewing with our differing diets. We then talk about the arguments that … More #155: Conflicts around Cultural Differences / Introducing “Ask Joanna”

#154: French vs. American Childhoods Pt. 2: First Kisses, Dating, Prom

We’re continuing on with our discussion of French vs. American childhoods– this time we talk about our first kisses, middle school “relationships”, French prom, and family vacations. We also talk about the sexist remarks that Yoshiro Mori made last week, and what it will take for Japanese society to change. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  MY … More #154: French vs. American Childhoods Pt. 2: First Kisses, Dating, Prom

#153: French vs. American Childhoods (Pt 1)

Do you like the new intro?? Today we’re talking about our upbringings! Joseph grew up in Paris, I in Tokyo and Maryland. We discuss and compare the French and American school systems, parenting styles, and diets. Part 2 will be next week! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  MY SOCIAL LINKS:Follow me on Instagram: @annawildmanTweet at me: @wildmannaEmail me: annanwildman@gmail.comYouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman … More #153: French vs. American Childhoods (Pt 1)

#152: How Moving to London Has Changed Our Relationship

It’s now been 2 months since moving to the UK, and it’s affected our relationship in a few ways. Today we’re sharing how the move has brought out some insecurities, a new dynamic between us, and changes to our lifestyle. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  MY SOCIAL LINKS:Follow me on Instagram: @annawildmanTweet at me: @wildmannaEmail me: annanwildman@gmail.comYouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman Intro/outro music by … More #152: How Moving to London Has Changed Our Relationship

#151: Switching Careers & Working In The UK (An Update)

Ah, the dreaded job hunt. It brings out all our worst insecurities and anxiety. I pretty much began my job hunting process from the moment we knew that we’d be moving to the UK, and it hasn’t been easy. Today, we’re discussing how my job hunt is going, switching careers toward digital marketing, and what … More #151: Switching Careers & Working In The UK (An Update)

#145: London Culture Shocks

It’s been over 1 week since moving to London, and there are definitely some stark differences to the lifestyle and behavior here. We talk about some culture shocks around the workplace, traffic, payment and more. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  MY SOCIAL LINKS:Follow me on Instagram: @annawildmanTweet at me: @wildmannaEmail me: annanwildman@gmail.comYouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman Join me on a vegan food tour! foodiejapan.com/tour-item/vegan-lunch-tour/  … More #145: London Culture Shocks

#204: Unforeseen Consequences of Moving to London

We introduce a new segment, Life in London Snapshot (the name is still a work in progress…) We talk about how the UK government is dealing with the incredible backlog of NHS dental appointments. Then, we chat about unforeseen or unexpected consequences of moving to London (from Tokyo). Some good, some bad. #AskJoanna: If YOU … More #204: Unforeseen Consequences of Moving to London

#202: Pros & Cons of Dating Someone from Another Culture

We start with a little discussion on whether girls should ever be treated by men or if it should always be half and half. We then talk through the good & bad aspects of dating someone from another culture and/or race. Joseph gives a prediction regarding Below Deck. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about … More #202: Pros & Cons of Dating Someone from Another Culture

#201: The Great Veganuary Debate (between a vegan & non-vegan)

Happy 2022 and Veganuary! This week we’re diving deep into the topic of veganuary. We talk about what it is, why it may be problematic, how the ‘French’ way of eating may be better, why it’s necessary, and what I like/dislike about the movement. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, … More #201: The Great Veganuary Debate (between a vegan & non-vegan)

#197: 1 year in London: How our perceptions have changed

We start with a restaurant rant, where I share my recent not-so-great experience at a restaurant here in London… Then we talk about our past year living in London! We talk about our initial culture shocks and impressions of the city and whether they’ve changed. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a … More #197: 1 year in London: How our perceptions have changed

#195: We’re all hypocrites / Why veganism is declining in Europe

Joseph found a job! And is filling his time with some very exciting financial endeavors. We talk about how meat-eaters who look down on beastiality may be hypocrites, how Danone is converting one of their dairy factories into an oat milk plant, and why veganism is declining in parts of Europe. #AskJoanna: If YOU have … More #195: We’re all hypocrites / Why veganism is declining in Europe