#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

#180: Meeting Joseph’s Family & Wedding Updates

We’re LIVE from Aveyron, France! We are in France for a couple of weeks– it’s my first time meeting Joseph’s family so we discuss the highs and lows of that, dealing with being vegan in a very meat-heavy household, and also give some updates on our wedding planning. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about … More #180: Meeting Joseph’s Family & Wedding Updates

#179: Female breadwinners & my own experience of ‘the twisties’

This week we’re talking gender roles, who gets to be the breadwinner, and how Simone Biles’ experience has validated my own gymnastics experience. #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 on Instagram. You can also email me at … More #179: Female breadwinners & my own experience of ‘the twisties’