Abroad in Japan

Independent filmmaker Chris Broad brings you his multi-award winning YouTube channel Abroad In Japan in podcast form. Aided by broadcaster Pete Donaldson, they bring you a taste of life in the most unique country in the world, from great cuisine to capsule hotels, current events and tips on how to spend your time there.


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The boys are back behind closed doors, doing what the do best - talk nonsense! If you want to get in touch, send us a message as abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get yo...



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! If you want to get in touch, send us a...



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 piercin...



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 from jet l...



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...


 2020-03-04  37m

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?


 2020-02-26  43m

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 whether you ne...


 2020-02-19  44m

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 ...


 2020-02-12  30m

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 questio...


 2020-02-05  34m

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...


 2020-01-29  41m