#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

#175: Controversy over French soccer stars mocking Japanese staff

Happy July! We talk about how we celebrated the 4th of July in England, why COVID restrictions are easing amidst rising cases, and the recent controversy over the racist remarks made by French soccer stars Griezmann and Dembele. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about … More #175: Controversy over French soccer stars mocking Japanese staff

#173: Is it wrong to call vegan meat “meat”?

This week on the podcast: The dentist saga continues No shouting allowed at the Tokyo Olympics The rapid expansion of Japanese foodtech company Next Meats Our very first Newlyweds Game segment #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave me a DM … More #173: Is it wrong to call vegan meat “meat”?

#171: Chris Harrison, Sexual Harassment in UK vs Japan, Rebel Personality

Chris Harrison is no longer the host of the bachelor! What are the statistics for sexual violence and sexual harassment in the UK vs Japan? Is there any difference? Also, Joseph talks about how his rebel personality sometimes gets in the way of doing what’s good for him. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about … More #171: Chris Harrison, Sexual Harassment in UK vs Japan, Rebel Personality

#170: Scantily clad British people & our weekend in Wales

We start the episode with a discussion about the different dress codes in the UK vs Japan, and how British people seem to be able to live more freely. We then go into our weekend in Wales – our thoughts on Cardiff, hiking the highest peak in south Wales, and our disappointing castle visit. #AskJoanna: … More #170: Scantily clad British people & our weekend in Wales

#169: Food Memories, Workout Challenge, George Floyd

It’s been one year since George Floyd’s death. We talk about what has changed in the past year, and what we think is to come. We then share an update on Joseph’s 6:30 AM workout challenge (spoiler alert: it’s not going well). We also take a trip down “food memory” lane, where we recall meals/food … More #169: Food Memories, Workout Challenge, George Floyd