Voices in Japan
Voices in Japan
Jun 16, 2020
Lifestyle Changes in Sapporo that will Remain After Coronavirus
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Ben and Burke are joined again by Gareth, who owns a few businesses in Hokkaido, to discuss new habits and lifestyle changes in Sapporo that will remain as Japan starts to ease the restrictions that were introduced due to coronavirus.  What new hygiene and daily habits have the boys picked up?  What is Ben's new phobia?  What does everyone think of elderly people who seem to be choosing a carefree life over fear and the possible threat of the coronavirus?  Listen to find out now!

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