This week we have a very special episode, brought to you from Los Angeles, London, and Paris. I was in LA for a wedding while Joseph was in France with his family. We recorded little audio snippets every day to share with you all. This is also the longest time we’ve spent apart from each … More #188: Our week apart – Diaries from LA, London, & Paris
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?
We chat about why saying ‘hey guys’ is problematic, one of the most frustrating aspects of eating out as a vegan, our visit to the Museum of London, and our spontaneous bougie date. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave me … More #183: Is it ok to say ‘hey guys’?
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