This week we’re going a bit pessimistic, a little dark. We’re sharing the places Joseph and I have visited in the past but were not the biggest fans of and would not like to visit again. We also discuss the places that one of us is really keen to visit, while the other would rather … More #133: Places We’ll Never Return to
There are certain foods sold in Japan that you just can’t find anywhere else in the world. There are also certain foods sold everywhere else in the world that you can’t find in Japan. Today we’re talking about both– weird Japanese products that you can only buy here, as well as products we really miss … More #132: Hairy Kombu, Purple Leaves??! Japanese Foods You Can’t Find Abroad
This week we are comparing our compatibility according to our Myers Briggs personality types– I am an ISFJ (Introvert Sensing Feeling Judging), while Joseph is an ENFJ (Extrovert Intuitive Feeling Judging). This leads into a discussion a bit about how blood diagnostics may affect the self-help industry. We also talk astrology! We test out how … More #131: Our Myers Briggs Compatibility
Joseph and I are coming up on our 1 year co-habitation (lol) anniversary, so today we are doing some reflection! We discuss rituals that work for us, lessons learned, adjustments we’ve made for each other, our financials, and more. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet … More #130: One Year of Living Together – What We’ve Learned & How We Make It Work
Given that it’s beach season, this week we are taking a deep dive into Japan’s very specific beach culture. What do Japanese people wear to the beach? What do we drink and eat? What is the beach etiquette? Do Japanese people sunbathe? We also share one of our favorite vegan restaurants in Kamakura, and Joseph … More #129: Japanese Girls Wear Heels to the Beach?
We went paragliding for the first time and got attacked by giant horseflies in Gunma! We discuss our action-packed adventure weekend, the link between fermented veggies and COVID-19 mortality rates, which masks are most effective, and why I’m mad at Mos Burger. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS:Follow me on Instagram: @annawildmanTweet … More #128: Kimchi saves lives!
Throughout our adult lives, both Joseph and I have had to deal with being thousands of miles apart from our families for long stretches of time. We talk about how we cope, how we stay in touch with family members, and our fears of how this could affect us. We also talk about a great … More #128: Our Long Distance (Familial) Relationships
Joseph and I chat about how the Japan’s response to the pandemic has exposed its xenophobia, and about why the #womensupportingwomen Instagram trend reminds me of the #BLM black square trend. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman Join me on … More #127: Japan’s Xenophobia Exposed, Again
We just got back from a beautiful but intense three days on Rishiri Island, a tiny island off of Hokkaido in northern Japan. We talk about our 8-hour hike, cycling around the island, Joseph accidentally wearing my clothes all day, and a horrific restaurant experience. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL … More #126: Traveling again! 3 Days on Rishiri Island (Hokkaido)
Joseph and I are working from home together full time again this week! We chat about how that’s going, Japanese collectivism, our upcoming travel plans, and the outrageous YouTube ads we have been seeing lately. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: email@example.com … More #125: Appalling Japanese YouTube Ads