Postcards from Japan: Snowscapes in the Japan Alps, international love, and Japanese New Year in the UK, with Nick & Ryo
They went from 0 to 5000 subscribers in just the space of a year and a half - Nick and Ryo (from NikoRyo Channel) are a jet-setting British-Japanese couple currently living in London. They originally met in the most unexpected of places in Japan but, joining Ryo in the UK, Nick moved to London in 2018 where the two of them later got married in the summer of 2019. They now run their own Youtube channel introducing everything about their lives as a British-Japanese couple living in London!
Postcards from Japan: Tohoku's sacred mountains, Buddhist waterfall training, and befriending the locals, with Sara Milliot
Postcards from Japan: PhD in Tokyo and uncovering Afro-Japanese interactions with Warren Stanislaus
Warren A. Stanislaus from South East London set off on a gap year to volunteer in Japan with plans to return. Fast forward to over a decade later and now he's done it all: studied, worked, and even delved beneath Japan's surface as a researcher! Based in central Tokyo, he's an experienced city dweller, DJing at bars and singing his heart out at karaoke, but he's also an expert in the little known history of Afro-Japanese interactions! Warren shared with us why Japan is a "safe space" and why nothing beats a Japanese convenience store.
Postcards from Japan: Accessible wilderness, Hokkaido how-to's and why Tohoku should be next, with Rob Thomson of The Hokkaido Wilds
Japan’s northern island is famous for its beautiful wilderness, world class powder snow, delicious seafood and fascinating indigenous culture. It also regularly ranks as the favourite region for UK visitors, after the Tokyos and Kyotos of this world. And yet, Japan's largest prefecture can still feel like an intimidating place to plan a holiday for.
Enter, Rob Thomson, your new Hokkaido hero!