The Japanofiles Podcast
Welcome to the Japanofiles, a podcast about Japan. This podcast, which began in 2009, presents interviews that have been recorded in Japan. Most of the interviewees are English-speaking foreign residents of Nagano Prefecture who live in the greater Matsumoto area. They share their stories about living and working in Japan. The host of this Japan podcast, Dave Carlson, is a long-time resident of Matsumoto.

Caitlin Hoffmann visits The Japanofiles Podcast to discuss her experiences of living and working in Matsumoto. 

Key Words: Matsumoto, Japan; living in Japan; podcasting; working in Nagano Prefecture; interview; Japan-related podcast

Direct download: Japanofiles_48.mp3
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For Episode 47 of The Japanofiles Podcast, Dave discusses jishuku as well as hanami.  He then talks with Brian O'Donovan, a native of Ireland who now lives in Nagano Prefecture.

Key words: Japan-related podcasts; cherry blossom viewing; interview about living in and working Japan; Matsumoto City, Nagano-ken, Japan; Shinshu area; mountain climbing; teaching; podcast about Japan

Direct download: Japanofiles_47.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:09pm EDT