Just Japan Podcast
Just Japan Podcast 103: Going to a Wedding

In Episode 103 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about being a guest at a wedding in Japan. If you are living in Japan long enough, eventually you will be invited to a wedding. The rules and formalities are very different than in other countries. Kevin talks about the traditions of giving and receiving gifts, when to drink and eat, how to dress and after parties,etc. If you have an interest in Japanese culture, old and modern, you'll enjoy this episode!


Kevin also talks about his nature/wildlife photography page "Birds of Kansai."

https://www.facebook.com/birdsofkansai

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Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast103GoingToAWedding.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:27am EST

Just Japan Podcast 102: Foreign Family in Japan

In Episode 102 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Orrin Heath (DancesWithCranes on YouTube), a 5th year JET (English language teacher) living in northern Kyoto Prefecture. Orrin, an American citizen, lives here in Japan with his wife who is also American. They came to Japan 5 years ago with little experience in the country and language and have since started a family. Their son was born in a Japanese hospital and they have been raising him quite successfully in foreign country. For those outside of Japan with families and an interest in moving to Japan, Orrin's story is proof that it is definitely possible to raise a family here and enjoy an satisfying and fun life!


Kevin also talks about his nature/wildlife photography page "Birds of Kansai."

https://www.facebook.com/birdsofkansai

http://justjapanstuff.com (new home online)

Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast102ForeignFamilyInJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:20pm EST

Just Japan Podcast 101: Happy in Japan

In Episode 101 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Andrew Marston of the "Happy in Japan" YouTube channel. Andrew was on Episode 17 of the Just Japan Podcast in 2014 talking about his epic cycling adventure accross Japan. In this episode he talks about his return to Japan as well as the travel videos he has been producing for his amazing YouTube channel. They are fun, informative and the editing is great! Learn more about his video production techniques and being Happy in Japan!

Kevin also talks about his nature/wildlife photography page "Birds of Kansai."

https://www.facebook.com/birdsofkansai

http://justjapanstuff.com (new home online)

Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast101HappyJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:58am EST

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