It’s a mess over in Tokyo– more Olympics controversy over composer Keigo Oyamada’s bullying past, last-minute cancellation talks, sponsorships falling through… The UK isn’t doing much better. ‘Freedom Day’ drew hundreds of people to the club, hundreds of thousands of people (including us) are getting ‘pinged’ by the NHS to self-isolate, and we most likely … More #177: My Own 90 Day Fiancé
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…
This week on the podcast, we discuss: My new obsession with Euros Condomgate at the Tokyo Olympics Vaccine discounts at Japanese hotels The Matt Hancock scandal, and how to know who ‘the one’ is #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave … More #174: Condomgate, Matt Hancock
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”?
It’s been a week of firsts! First dentist experience in London, first vaccination, first migraine. We also talk about why rape in Sweden is so high, my meltdown at work, why saying things out loud is so important, and how imposter syndrome has affected my relationships. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in … More #172: Meltdown at work, Imposter syndrome
We start the episode by talking about our one-week challenge. In order to kick-start healthier habits for Joseph, we are waking up at 6:30 AM every day this week to work out. This leads into a discussion about purpose, and whether one’s sense of purpose/passion changes over time. Given all the protests and demonstrations going … More #168: Are protests meaningless?
We ventured outside of London for the first time for Easter weekend! We talk about our Box Hill hike and debrief a groundbreaking fight we had recently. #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 … More #162: Our Latest Argument & What We Learned
Today we’re talking about Asian hate and the recent shootings in the States. However, Anti-Chinese and Asian sentiment isn’t only confined to the US– it exists in the UK, Japan, and elsewhere. #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 #160: Asian Hate in the US and Beyond
Joseph’s life crisis continues… we start with some rumblings about finding happiness, then go into #AskJoanna: how to stay healthy in quarantine, finding balance, our relationships with food, and how being multi-cultural affects our identities. If YOU have any questions or problems that you’d like us to help you out with, please leave me a … More #156: Our Relationships with Food, Identity Crises, Finding Balance
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”