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?
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
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
The pubs are open again in London! Joseph is learning about investing in crypto. There’s one unexpected positive consequence of Brexit. And my eczema has gotten really bad, affecting my self-esteem. #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 #163: Eczema & Self-Worth
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
Ah, the dreaded job hunt. It brings out all our worst insecurities and anxiety. I pretty much began my job hunting process from the moment we knew that we’d be moving to the UK, and it hasn’t been easy. Today, we’re discussing how my job hunt is going, switching careers toward digital marketing, and what … More #151: Switching Careers & Working In The UK (An Update)
In the midst of everything that’s happening in the U.S., we decided to have a bit more of a lighthearted episode to bring a bit of levity to a very heavy week. We’re testing Joseph’s knowledge of Britishisms and slang words not commonly used in the States or elsewhere. We also touch on why I’ve … More #150: Testing Our Knowledge of British Slang