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Japan's worst hotel room

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As the coronavirus epidemic continues, we’re talking about the value of silence in Japanese culture. Chris had a very awkward experience in a silent meeting when he first started working in Japan.

We’re also giving some tips for recovering from jet lag, keeping your phone number, soba restaurants and bullet trains. Plus speedy Japanese!

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