#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

#189: Love languages, Paris wedding, First looks

Can you guess what Joseph and my love languages are? We talk about how they differ, Joseph’s wedding venue visits in Paris (we chose a place!), and our thoughts on first looks. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave me a … More #189: Love languages, Paris wedding, First looks

#188: Our week apart – Diaries from LA, London, & Paris

This week we have a very special episode, brought to you from Los Angeles, London, and Paris. I was in LA for a wedding while Joseph was in France with his family. We recorded little audio snippets every day to share with you all. This is also the longest time we’ve spent apart from each … More #188: Our week apart – Diaries from LA, London, & Paris

#187: 8% of children in the UK are vegan! Plus Princess Mako drama

We talk about future goals to buy a place, the Princess Mako drama and the Japanese imperial family, and a new report showing that 8% of children in the UK are vegan (!!!). #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave me … More #187: 8% of children in the UK are vegan! Plus Princess Mako drama

#186: Common London Culture Shocks: Are they true for us?

We chat about the work style/culture in the UK vs Japan, and about the grind of having to prove yourself again and again in your professional career. We also discuss the new travel rules between Europe & the States, plus I got a new bike! We then dive into a Buzzfeed article about culture shocks … More #186: Common London Culture Shocks: Are they true for us?

#185: Wedding planning updates & the new McPlant burger

We’ve made some big changes to the wedding planning. 😯 We also talk about the new McDonald’s McPlant Burger, the apparent regression of the vegan movement in Japan, and how social norms can rapidly change attitudes & beliefs. Plus, Joseph debuts his ‘Joseph’s Big Prediction’ segment! #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in … More #185: Wedding planning updates & the new McPlant burger

#182: Coffee culture shock & reflecting on France

We’re back in London, back to the grind. We reflect on our two weeks in France — the realities of taking time off work, differences we’ve noticed in French vs. British people, how French ‘heroes’ are perceived differently abroad, and our thoughts on moving to France. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in … More #182: Coffee culture shock & reflecting on France