There are two countries in the world that manage to capture the attention of the world. New Zealand and Japan. But how similar are these countries? Is Japan like New Zealand or have people got the complete wrong end of the Samurai sword?


How Similar Are New Zealand and Japan?


Mount Taranaki in New Zealand. Is New Zealand like Japan?


In this week’s podcast episode, Brian and I talk about:

  1. New Zealand people and Japanese people
  2. New Zealand food and Japanese food
  3. Cleanliness
  4. Funfairs
  5. Culture
  6. Bike riding
  7. Public Transport
  8. Scenery
  9. Futuristic things
  10. Peace and Quiet
  11. Karaoke
  12. Capital Cities
  13. Outdoor living
  14. A Traditional Kiwi thing that happens in Japan too!



Watch The Video Podcast: Is Japan Like New Zealand, Here!





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Leaving America to live in New Zealand

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Living in New Zealand. Why 30% Of Immigrants Go Back Home

Moving to New Zealand. The How’s, the Whys and the Hoops.

Moving to New Zealand. 5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid Making

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7 Weird Things About New Zealand

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Christmas Down Under? Wonderful or Weird?


Behind The Scenes Podcast Episodes

(Where we share the things that are happening in our lives right now).

Episode #1: Meeting Our Teenage Daughter. Life at 17.

Episode #2: Our Son at 20. Homeschooled. No College. Three Jobs.

Episode #3: We Met Online. The Māori Subscribers Who Changed Our Lives.

Episode #4: The REAL Reason We Left the UK.

Episode #5: Quitting School. Now What?

Episode #6. Dealing With The Mistakes, You Make Online


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