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Life in Japan - Tokyo in Lockdown?

Pete returns from his holiday to a very different London, and Chris considers hanging out with some hungry deer. Oh and the Olympics looks like it might not happen for another twelve months, for obvious reasons!...

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Coronavirus hits hanami season - are the cherry blossoms worth the hype?

This week we’ve got some chat about where the best place is to go and see 'Hanami', otherwise known as Japan’s world famous cherry blossom! We’re also discussing whether you’re likely to be denied access to certain areas if you have piercing...

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Japan's worst hotel room

As the coronavirus epidemic continues, we're talking about the value of silence in Japanese culture. Chris had a very awkward experience in a silent meeting when he first started working in Japan. We're also giving some tips for recovering fr...

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The Reason Japan is Panic Buying Toilet Paper

On today's episode we're talking about why people are frantically stocking up on toilet roll in Japan, as well as some more on the coronavirus and how COVID-19 might impact the Olympics. Also coming up, Chris is introducing his brand new we...

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Coronavirus fears: a 'Japanese only' ramen shop?

As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, is the crisis making Japan less friendly to visitors?...

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How has Coronavirus affected Japan | Is it still safe to travel?

On this week's episode of Abroad in Japan, we're talking all about the Coronavirus, and the impact it's had on Japan so far. We discuss the precautions the government have been taking, how it's affecting tourism, and advise you whethe...

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Two year anniversary special

It's been two years since the first ever episode of Abroad in Japan! The boys are together in Japan celebrating, with even more Strong Zero than last week. It's a fax machine special to mark the occasion, so they're tackling tonnes of you...

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Sapporo Snow Festival!

Armed with ample amounts of Strong Zero, Chris and Pete are bringing you a special episode of Abroad in Japan, from the Sapporo Snow Festival! There's also Speedy Japanese, some dodgy receipts found under the bed and some of your Mailbox question...

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Must see places outside of Tokyo...2 weeks in Japan

This week we're offering up some of the best places to visit in Japan! All of the destinations on the list are a little bit off the beaten track, outside of common tourist destinations like Tokyo and Kyoto, so we'll be telling you how easy th...

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What NOT to do on a Japanese Train

Whether you're a regular commuter in Japan, or you're planning a big trip across the country, this week we're preparing you with everything you need to remember not to do on the train. From blocking doors, to how you should sit, consider ...

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12 things we want to do in Japan in 2020 | Our bucket lists

We're a few weeks into 2020 and it's time to start planning. Here are some of the things we're going to be getting up to this year, from purchasing oyster shaped cushions and tasting wagyu sandwiches in Shibuya, to going on road trips and...

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Japan’s most wanted foreigner flees country hiding in luggage

Apparently Carlos Ghosn has snuck out of Japan in a music box... So we're discussing Japan's justice system. Also on the show, we answer your questions about sustaining a vegetarian diet in Japan and avoiding alcohol!...