What does travel have to teach us? How does travel change us? Join host Becky Gillespie as she dives into these questions and shares travel stories from the road. The School of Travels is not just a podcast but a community where listeners can share their travel stories and get tips from fellow listeners in “The School of Travels” Facebook community.

Saying Yes to Travel with Nami Kinoshita, the Co-Founder of Jaho Coffee Japan

In this episode of the podcast, Nami Kinoshita shares how her early travel experiences helped her find not only her best friend but also her current business as co-founder of Jaho Coffee Japan by saying yes to meeting her co-founder in the US after meeting in Japan. Inspired in university by working with fashion design from around the world, Nami started traveling on her own and even visited some of Canada’s more remote locations while on a working holiday visa. Published during Halloween week 2018, we also hear Nami’s perfect Halloween destination recommendation!

Covered in this episode:

  • Studying abroad for a year in Canada
  • Visiting Yellowknife in Canada and seeing the Northern Lights
  • How to not get lonely when traveling alone
  • How a trip to Fiji changed her life
  • Why it’s important to say “Yes” to travel

Show Notes

Nami’s Instagram

Jaho Coffee Japan on Instagram

Jaho Coffee in Tokyo:

Naka Meguro: 1-16-10 Aobadai, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan

Mita: Coming soon!

The Original Jaho Coffee on Instagram

197 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970, USA

Nami’s Packing Tips

The School of Travels Podcast

The School of Travels podcast interviews people in many different stages of their travel experience from taking their first trips outside of their hometowns to digital nomads who travel continuously. The series asks questions like: What inspires us to travel in the first place? Have a travel story that you’d like to share? Share it in the Facebook community or submit your story to The School of Travels!

Every Sunday, Coworkaholic will be sharing an episode from The School of Travels. The post The School of Travels: Tips for Traveling to Japan was first published on Coworkaholic, in partnership with The School of Travels podcast.

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