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The Buena Vist FM Podcast is a fun, no-frills, unscripted and honest old-school 'Global Vibration' podcast hosted by two upbeat, honest, talkative, well-traveled, experienced, and culturally mixed personalities, Da Luv DJ and DR.TAINO. They broadcast weekly from the beautiful coastal town of Hinase in the picturesque prefecture of Okayama, Japan. This fun duo discusses all sorts of things, from Relationships, Motivation, Entrepreneurship, Spirituality, Life, Humanity, and the Unknown, to Glo ...
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In this podcast we will talk about life in Japan as foreign residents, sharing our experiences about learning Japanese, traveling, working, visas, Japanese culture and everything else we encounter in our day to day lives! For any questions or feedback, email podcast@gogonihon.com
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On the Snitch Nation, the duo inquire about the multifaceted pros and cons of “snitching” , “telling on people" or "whistleblowing". What are the motives behind it? Are people truly ready for the repercussions and consequences that may come from sharing unwarranted information? If we see something, should we say something? Should we come clean and …
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Welcome Familia!!! Do you have any pet peeves? In other words, Are you annoyed with the small things your co-workers, roommates, or significant other do? Does it 'rub you up the wrong way' when someone leaves dirty dishes or complains about your cooking? Are you the one who annoys others with your 'persons''? Cant we all just get along and learn to…
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In this modern day and age of equality, is the gentlemanly act of polite, kind, and unselfish behavior, in a relationship, only geared toward women? Should we expect mutual respect, integrity, and honorable conduct in the workplace? Have society and those in positions of power lost their respect for fellow human beings by token of war, destruction,…
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Today, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino explore the challenges surrounding hygiene, both personal, spiritual and environmental. Does being born into poverty, justify the neglect of basic tidiness or hygienic practices? Should the parents be to blame when it comes to a child being 'funky' at school or in society? Is poor diet one of the fundamental causes of …
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Should we jump on the 'bandwagon' of what's trendy, fashionable, and viral on social media? Should our social status or individual worth be measured by the benchmark of famous, wealthy, or pretty-looking neighbors, influencers, or celebrities? Is it smart to want what others have at the cost of countless broken lives, hopes, and dreams.?!!! Buckle-…
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On today’s show, DR Taino and Da Luv DJ share their thoughts on previous relationships/jobs/circumstances that can create baggage in our lives. We all come with baggage. How do we deal with our history, especially if it's questioning? Are we prepared to deal with a person who’s divorced with children? Does maturity come with age or experience? Do w…
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Most would agree, that if change is for the better, then such a change is good, however, what happens if someone is stuck in their ways, like a meaningless plank, by refusing to evolve unto betterment without the willingness to grow, adapt, or change with the seasons of life? Is self-imposed ignorance, mediocrity, and inertia the wisest of choices …
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Familia! On today’s show The Disneyfication Nation, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino tackle the notion of a fantasy world, that false sense that people have with life expectations by watching too many movies with happy endings. Using movies as a measuring stick for what life should be, with rainbows on the other side of the hill. For example the princess wai…
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Today DR Taino and Da Luv DJ and DR Taino inquire about physical, superficial, and temporal beauty and the many ways used to mask or embellish it. What makes something or someone beautiful? What are the beauty standards of the world? What makes a person attractive? What’s the definition of beauty? They say beauty is skin deep but ugliness goes righ…
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On today’s show, the dysfunctional duo tackles the growing entrapment industry; from too-good-to-be-true articles, “click baits” on sites, online gambling, advertising listings, and questionable apps to everything in between. Are industries rigged and set on ensnaring and profiting off the unwary? Are some of these industries bending all the rules …
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Familia!!! On today’s show, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino think back to the old days of “barter” and the sense of community people had in those remote days of old when there was a greater need to survive in this harsh world. Has technology surpassed our humanity and common sense to the point where some of the newer generations are unaware as to where food…
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Announcement!!!! Much Love and a Ginormous Big Up!!!! to All our Listeners and Supporters for being a part of our journey, as we have reached our 50th show! With that out of the way *LOL* today Da Luv DJ and DR Taino share their take on loneliness. What people can do to connect with their fellow human beings? Is there a growing trend to isolate our…
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On today’s show, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino share their experiences with anger and the dangerous places it can lead to. Should we cast the stone of common sense into the hornet's nest of anger or walk away? Can one learn to overcome the so-called “short fuse” that has rendered society into the barbaric state we see sometimes as less and less tolerance …
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The gloves are off when cabin crew DR. TAINO and Da Luv DJ are calling out the clandestine dealings of those who exploit, influence, or append the civil liberties of citizens, the tranquility of oblivious employees, or the trust of individuals for the simple sake of control, power, or exploits. Please put your seats and trays in the upright positio…
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Did someone sound the alarm? Cuz those two 'hermanos' DR.Taino and Da Luv DJ are going at it again. With a world becoming more virtual and less tangible, questionable people and industries are exploiting this avenue to entrap, betray, ensnare, and bamboozle the unsuspecting in a world where nothing is what it seems, at least for the most part. From…
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Today the dysfunctional duo are at it again inquiring about sustainability in the modern world. Is the world ready, prepared or willing to partake and roll-out, in a constructive way, the UN’s SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)? Can the pressing issues of humanity such as poverty, hunger, job security, and safety truly be met if there are hidden …
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It's 2024 and the duo is at it again, asking what are the root causes that make some people bent-set on appending the peace and tranquility of a relationship, home, or community. That and so many other 'prissues' deserving of mention, so Buckle-up and Hail in the New Year with unscripted and unsugar-coated shows, ONLY on Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista…
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Da Luv DJ and DR Taino are back at it again, As always, asking hard-hitting questions like 'Should we compromise or change to fit into society, a relationship, or a potentially lucrative job opportunity?' Are you willing to adapt or change to either grow or survive? These and so many more 'prissues' are presented on Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista FM i…
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Today the gloves comes off when the 'no frills personality duo' pursue the current climate revolving infatuation which leads to the idolization of celebrities and influencers. Have you been infatuated by something or someone be it in your youth or in your adult age? What ever happened to mentorship, to the age old practice of aspiring to follow in …
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Welcome to another installment with your unhinged co-pilots Da Luv DJ and DR Taino. Today they present you with these fundamentals: Should people go back to habitual behavior, an abusive relationship, or a dead-end job? Should we play ball and do nothing or rock the boat and create havoc for the sake of positive change? Those are many more question…
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In today's show, the dynamic duo asks "Are we what we wear? In a society where presentation is paramount, why are more and more people “dressing down” or wearing questionable attire? If a presidential candidate was not wearing a suit or proper attire, would you vote for him/her? Should anyone be swept away by current fashion trends that in some ins…
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In a world where things are becoming more superficial and temporal, why do so many strive to attain notoriety, recognition, and fame by doing that which makes them Famous or even, Infamous? "How Do and How would we be remembered when people think or talk of us?" or what do we inevitably leave behind for family, friends, associates, or society as a …
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Today familia, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino ask how can people be complacent and accept their coerced or forced circumstances at work, home, or society. Is “rocking the boat” considered rebellious in this day in age or should one always stand up to injustice? Is there strength in numbers, when being threatened with the repercussions of losing one’s comfo…
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Welcome familia to another installment on Buena Vista FM where the duo is at it again, engaging in the sobering quest with a comical and informative style to find the differences between Tradition and Culture, And how the lines become blurred with one's personality, beliefs, and behavior. How have such beliefs permeated the current cultural trends …
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The House Always Wins!!! Are you a 'Gambler'? Do you toy with risks? Is it in our nature to seek a favorable payoff, even if it brings us misfortune? Why oh Why! Are so many still drawn to the thrill, possibilities, and adventure that may lead down a path of financial ruin? On the flip side, Rewards favor the Brave who take that leap of faith! The …
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Is Gentrification something beneficial for All when local inhabitants are systematically replaced and displaced in the name of affluent progress? Does attracting new businesses benefit the well-being and identity of a community? Tune in and join the two 'Amigos' as they tackle this subject and other issues without gloves. As usual, Strap In!!!! its…
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Today on The Rejection Nation Da Luv DJ and DR Taino inquire about the effect and the ironic benefits of rejection in our daily lives. Do rejection and expectations go hand in hand? Does rejection inspire aspiration? How does one get up after a lifetime of rejection, how does it affect one’s self-esteem, at home, and at work of love? Are our expect…
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Are people getting the most out of their employment? Are relationships with big age differences doomed to fail? Can two people from varying backgrounds, faiths, cultures, and ethnicities find attraction in what makes them different? How relevant are these factors at work, in life, or in relationships? Da Luv DJ and DR Taino are taking off the glove…
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Today, Da Luv DJ and DR Taino are digging deep, sharing their own experiences and perspectives and those around them, pertaining to the realities some people face when things come to an expected or abrupt and unceremonious end: be it at work, in an friendship, relationships, engagement or ultimately, in a marriage. What is at the beginning or the e…
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Disclaimer: This episode is for those who want to know the TRUTH about this Planet, the Religions of man, what Truly happens when you Die, or how the Universe is Administered by those in Service to the One Infinite Creator. The below Epochal Truth Volumes are unencumbered by the accumulated doctrines and dogmas of nineteen centuries of contact with…
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Today your favorite hosts Da Luv DJ and DR Taino will dive into the current trend on social media pertaining to privacy "putting your business out there". Should one share everything with everyone? When is too much, too much? Where does one draw the line between the usual pleasantries and revealing too much? Should relationship struggles and highli…
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No ship set sail without knowing its end destination and no farmland can yield a good harvest without having been prepared beforehand. This holds true in a relationship, a job, or life where we have an expectation, instead of an aspiration for where things are hopefully going to end up. If Preparation is Not KEY to All aspects of your life, be read…
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Most hardworking folk have either resolved to remain with a company until whichever end or reached a point where they want to leave their employ, to become their own "Boss". Whatever the reasons may be, the possibility of good fortune favors the brave for those who aspire to follow the Entrepreneurial route. Want to know the tools needed for that T…
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People follow a routine or habitual behavior that either suits their personality, agenda, preference, or lifestyle. Whether by circumstantial coercion or fee-will choosing, we explore this topic and ask: Are humans creatures of habit and set in their ways? What are the Up or Downsides to it? and How much of what we do, can be changed for the better…
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Today we ask those age-old questions; “Are we the company that we keep?” and "Should we blindly follow the masses? In an era of information at our fingertips, no one has an excuse, not the be informed or make educated decisions, yet!! Many individuals still find themselves in dire straits due to their questionable association or being trapped in th…
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The age-old question is; is marriage the key to happiness? And if that holds true, why are there so many married individuals who are living unhappy lives? Have the core elements of marriage and companionship pitted couples against each other, fermenting an environment of mutual distrust and belief that somehow your significant other is your enemy? …
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Felipe from Brazil is back on the podcast and in today's episode of Life in Japan with Go! Go! Nihon. Sam and Felipe talks about trips they've done in Japan and compares different means of transportations. What will you choose for your next trip – Shinkansen? Night bus? Car? Ferry? Do you want to live and study in Japan? Contact us! https://gogonih…
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How much is enough? Is a million enough, ten million, 100 million, a billion? How much money is enough? Are we active participants of the ‘pharaoh’s mentality’? Meaning, wanting to take our gold and riches to the hereafter. Does extensive wealth lead to poor spiritual values or do you need to be spiritually poor in order to herd vast amounts of wea…
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For today's episode of Life in Japan with Go! Go! Nihon we've invited Catherine from Canada to talk about her experiences living in both Korea and Japan - more specifically Seoul and Tokyo! Do you want to live and study in Japan? Contact us! https://gogonihon.com/en/ Learn Japanese online https://japaneseonline.gogonihon.com/ Follow us on social me…
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"The one who knows how to laugh also knows how to live." — The Buena Duo - Laughing at ourselves when embarrassed, or worse, becoming mortified, actually, unwittingly ground us, unites us, uplifts us, and inevitably connects us to others. Join the animated duo as they reflect, redirect, and investigate the quirks behind laughter on 'The Mortificati…
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Are you in a multicultural relationship? How has that affected your life and relationship with your family and friends? Did you both face any pushback or friction due to being from separate ends of the color or cultural scope? Join us as we tackle this and many more questions at 'The Interracial Nation' only on Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista FM is an …
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Having what we 'Want', and what some actually want to outright 'Own', due to having the 'Means', may not always pan out well, in the grand scheme of things when having what we are meant to have, eventually. Join the no-frills, unscripted, entertaining, and informative discussion, with the Ph.D. duo from the University of Life, keeping things 'Real'…
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Today Go! Go! Nihon Student Xuan from Germany tells us all about the advantages of spending a year in Japan on a Working Holiday visa! Do you want to live and study in Japan? Contact us! https://gogonihon.com/en/ Learn Japanese online https://japaneseonline.gogonihon.com/ Follow us on social media TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@gogonihon Instagram…
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Is confessing the pathway to a "guilty-free" conscience? Are secrets meant to be kept or to be unceremoniously revealed when confronted or coerced? Join the chatty duo, in their entertaining rendition of keeping things 'Real' in this ongoing series, as they discuss the pros and cons of revealing what you've done, and what you've seen others do. Bue…
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How do we educate and inform the generation of now, about their true biological creation and procreative liberties, whilst promoting the best humanitarian values amidst population expansion, adolescent awakening, and circumstantial challenges? In this ongoing unscripted series, join the comical due who explores the contrast between sex, intimacy, a…
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In today's episode of Life in Japan with Go! Go! Nihon, Mar from Spain will tell you all about how she studied animation at a vocational school in Tokyo and how she started her own animation studio in Japan. Do you want to live and study in Japan? Contact us! https://gogonihon.com/en/ Learn Japanese online https://japaneseonline.gogonihon.com/ Foll…
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For how long will we allow precious time, opportunities, or moments to be either lost or squandered upon the stage of procrastination? Why wait?! Seize the moment and enjoy the experience by joining our soulful conversation in our ongoing series of The Procrastination Nation, at Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista FM is an Original - New Episodes are avail…
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Anton from Sweden tells us about his experience as an international exchange student at a Japanese university. Do you want to live and study in Japan? Contact us! https://gogonihon.com/en/ Learn Japanese online https://japaneseonline.gogonihon.com/ Follow us on social media TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@gogonihon Instagram: https://www.instagram.…
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Living in an ever-evolving society where many are driven by social media and where "likes and comments" determine the self-worth of many, we explore the contrast between "Being Considerate of others vs. Should we consider what others think." Join our open conversation in our ongoing series of The Consideration Nation at Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista …
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Are we what we eat? Is a healthier, plant-based diet the best approach to tackling obesity and chronic illnesses? Do genes play an integral part in our weight gain and subsequent health issues in our lives? Join our conversation in our ongoing series of the Health Nation at Buena Vista FM. Buena Vista FM is an Original - New Episodes are available …
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