117: Japan with Melissa Martin
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This week we’re joined by local #sports writer Melissa Martin to talk about her trip to Japan & pick her brain for a few ideas for our own trip there next year. We’re drinking Lake of Bays Terrible Ted Red. Show Notes 00:00 – Introduction 01:30 – Japanese snacks and Kit-Kat 06:10 – Lake of Bays Terrible Ted Red 07:45 – Japanese Craft Beer and whiskey 10:00 – Not knowing Japanese 15:15 – Coffee culture in Japan 17:55 – Trains 20:30 – The Suicide Forest 21:20 – Why Japan 22:40 – Chopsticks and ramen 25:45 – Etiquette and culture 29:50 – Cash and street crime 35:30 – Role of women 37:45 – What to do in Japan 41:10 – Tokyo is huge 43:50 – Personal space and solitude 50:45 – French Fries 51:40 – Wrapping it up