#176: Chinese people– I mean Japanese…

More sports talk this week! We talk about our experience watching the Euro finals at the pub, the unfortunate behavior of the football fans, and the recent gaffe made by the IOC chief. We also talk about an *interesting* 🤔 advice column on the Guardian involving a woman complaining about her dull sex life. #AskJoanna: … More #176: Chinese people– I mean Japanese…

#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

#167: Getting birth control in the UK vs Japan // Things that only exist in the UK

Spring is slooowly springing in the UK, finally! We start the episode by talking about sex education in Japan, and my different experiences getting the birth control pill in Japan vs the UK. We then dive into some of the things we didn’t know about until moving here– types of food, grammar rules, and everyday … More #167: Getting birth control in the UK vs Japan // Things that only exist in the UK