Posts Written OnMay 2017

LWIF EP69: Where to go in Tokyo (Hint: Anywhere)!

One of the top questions I asked is where to go and what to do in Tokyo. I got a simple answer for you. Anywhere! To prove the point, my friend Angela (internationallyMe) and I randomly walk around Tokyo. While I didn’t show this in the video, I did randomly choose a starting point as well as a direction to go towards. For those who support on Patreon, I put up a little behind the scenes of how I went about generating the randomness as well as some commentary and deleted scenes. Angela’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/internationallyme Patreon Page with Deleted and…

LWIF EP68: Vancouver Update: Life, Meetup, Survey

Hey, we’re back in Vancouver (for now) and I thought I’d put together an update video. After the incredible response to the survey (thank you!), wanted to share some of the findings. Also, we’ll be doing a meetup in Vancouver and I’ll be going to Vidcon! ALL THE LINKS! Vancouver Meetup: If you’d like to attend in late May/early June, go to this link and let us know https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/lwif2017VanMeetup Survey Results Video: I did a 30 minute video on the X channel talking about the survey in detail https://youtu.be/osoGZhPMEtk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lifewhereimfrom Instagram: https://instagram.com/lifewhereimfrom Twitter: https://twitter.com/lifewhereimfrom Website Contact Page: http://www.lifewhereimfrom.com/contact/ Support…

LWIF EP67: Is it Possible to Become Japanese?

I read this book called Tokyo Underworld, which covered the life of Nick Zappetti. It’s honestly been 15 years since I read it, but I still remembered feeling that it was super difficult for a foreigner to become Japanese. It turns out I was wrong, and becoming legally Japanese is a straightforward process that can be undertaken by anyone. I talked with Eido Inoue, a former American who became Japanese in 2010. Since naturalizing he’s run a website (http://bit.ly/becojapan) educating people on how to naturalize and become a citizen of Japan. The interview was so fascinating, that I have posted…