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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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 ...



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...



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...



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...



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 an...


 2020-01-15  29m

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! ***Please take the t...


 2020-01-08  28m

Japanese women want husbands with these kinds of jobs

Happy New Year! It’s the start of a brand new decade! Chris is planning a trip to the Sapporo Snow Festival and a study has (supposedly) revealed the top careers Japanese women find the most attractive, but can you guess them? We also talk about eq...


 2020-01-01  25m

Unboxing Christmas presents as Chris returns to the UK! | Xmas Special

Merry Christmas! Chris is back in the UK and he's come to the studio armed with a Christmas present for Pete and a belly full of fry ups. We're also renaming Pete - our top London radio DJ and certified Japanophile. Will we be calling him K...


 2019-12-25  25m

The real reason Japanese stores forbid photography...

If you've ever been told off for taking a photo in Japan, this is the episode for you! We're also enjoying dodgy translations on T-Shirts, freebies in bars and debating the deliciousness of CalorieMate. Share your thoughts and questions at ...


 2019-12-18  38m

Are Japanese Work Parties Actually Fun?

Bingo! The Christmas season has come around once again, Pete's having it large in London, but what about the work party season in Japan? We're also talking typhoons and Tinder. Get involved at abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com. ***Please tak...


 2019-12-11  29m