LWIF EP81: Homeless in Japan Part 2: Who They Are

This is part 2 of a series of videos on homelessness in Japan. In this episode we talk once again with Professor Tom Gill from Meiji Gakuin University. He talks about how homelessness in Japan was around the turn of the century and who the stereotypical homeless people were at that time.

LWIF EP80: Making Authentic Mexican Tacos

While in Canada, we heard our friends were opening up a Mexican restaurant, so we decided to check it out. It was so good, that we asked if we could film and they graciously said yes! So on our second trip to Maizal, our friend Chef Rodrigo shows us how to make fresh and authentic Mexican food!

LWIF EP76: True Canadian Experience? Glamping & Rafting

What is a truly Canadian experience? When we have visitors to Vancouver, located in Super, Natural, British Columbia, we usually take them to spots like Stanley Park, up to Grouse Mountain, or maybe to Whistler. This highlights some of the nature that can be found, but I think people who really want to experience the outdoors tend to avoid these places, as they are a bit touristy and busy. A place that my family has been to a few times, which is in the middle of nowhere, yet you’re not completely without amenities out in the woods, is the REO…

LWIF EP75: Trying to Introduce Fidget Spinners to Japan

Before we left Japan for Canada in March of 2017, the kids had never heard of fidget spinners. Aiko and Shin quickly found that fidget spinners were all the rage among their classmates in Canada. Seeing this, we decided to bring some back for their friends in Japan, but it turns out we were too late, the fidget spinner craze had already hit Japan by the time we came back in July, 2017. It also turns out the Japanese call them hand spinners, not fidget spinners.

LWIF EP74: Japanese vs. Canadian School (Elementary)

Aiko compares what elementary school is like in British Columbia, Canada vs. Tokyo, Japan. Questions 0:04 Food 1:23 Rules 2:25 More Rules 2:56 Breaks 3:37 Homework 4:18 Physical Education 5:12 Field Trips 6:17 Course Difficulty 7:05 Canadian Pros 7:46 Japanese Pros 8:28 Classmates 9:40 Teachers 9:58 Canada or Japan? 10:22 What About Shin? What’s school like where you’re from?