Rein It In Matt and Rachel

16 EpisodesProduced by Matt and RachelWebsite

This is a conversational and hopefully informative podcast created by two married nerds in an attempt to document our trip to Japan; the areas around Atlanta, GA, USA; and where ever else we end. This is not a podcast about horses or the TV show (sorry). We generally eat and drink our way through li… read more

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Ep 16: Two Weeks to Dragon Con 2019!

August 18th, 2019


Where we discuss Dragon Con, with a few asides about our cat Laszlo, as well as what we've been up to the last few weeks and our growing audience. We cover a bit of what Dragon Con is, our costumes past and present, …

Ep 15: Japan Top 10 Wrap Up

July 4th, 2019


Our final Japan episode where we discuss out top 10 experiences and tips, plus discuss what's on the agenda next. This one's a little longer, but we think it's well worth the time. We had fun reflecting on our favorites …

Ep 14: 22 Days of Food in Japan

June 7th, 2019


22 days gives one a lot of time to try a variety of food and food experiences in Japan. In part one of our two part Japan trip wrap-up we focus on food and eating in Japan - variations on ramen, tsukemen, tantanmen, …

Ep 13: Hokkaido, Hell Valley, and Hakodate

June 1st, 2019


Where we wrap up our six days in Hokkaido; discuss comparisons of onsen towns, ryokans, and kaiseki meals from Echigo-Yuzawa and Noboribetsu; and …

Ep 12: Sapporo Japan - Food and Magical Sake Nights

May 25th, 2019


We recap the various foods and drinks we had in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan - Including a comparison of ramen so far on our trip, more chicken than …

Ep 11: Finally in Hokkaido, Japan!

May 23rd, 2019


Where we discuss observations on Aomori, amazing sushi, more Joyful Trains, internal flight discounts, and most of all finally making it to wonderful …

Ep 10: Japan - Halfway; Food and Reflections

May 19th, 2019


We're half way through our 21 day Japan trip so we take a few minutes to catch up on where we've been, some reflections on Japan so far, and talk about food and being adventurous.

Ep 9: Losing a Passport & A Shinkansen to a Ryokan in the Mountains

May 15th, 2019


Where we recover from a lost passport (and wallet (and JR Pass)), take a shinkansen to Echigo-Yuzawa, drink sake from a room full of vending …

Ep 8: Tokyo - Costs, Toilets, Beers, and Surprises

May 14th, 2019


Where we discuss various surprises and realities of from the first part of our stay in Tokyo. We cover cost expectations, toilets, beers, booze, lack of sake, and other observations before we head north and leave the …

Ep 7: Day 2 & 3 in Tokyo - Shinjuku, Harajuku, Roppongi, & Shimokitazawa

May 12th, 2019


Where we discuss the Gyoen National Gardens, Harajuku Cat Street, Izakaya Tours, the Mori Art Museum, Shimokitazawa, and eating Spanish food in Japan

Ep 6: First Day in Japan! Flights, Tips, First Food and Views!

May 10th, 2019


First episode from our 22 day Japanese adventure. Tips for day one of travel, ramen and tsukemen for dinner, free art (#fafatl) drops, and views from …

Ep 5: One Street, One Day - Tour De Ponce, Atlanta

March 10th, 2019


Where we take a journey along Atlanta's Ponce De Leon Avenue from start to finish, stopping at some favorites and trying some places we've been wanting to check out during our eight years living in the city.

Ep 4: Yayoi Kusama and Japan Planning

February 17th, 2019


Where we talk about our recent visit to Kusama's Infinity Mirrors, art over hyped experience, and the beginnings of our Japan trip planning.

Ep 3: North Georgia Mountains

January 20th, 2019


Where we talk about the North Georgia mountains and local travel vacations.

Ep 2: PB&J, The Met, and Broadway

December 3rd, 2018


Part 2 of NYC our NYC trip. Peter, Bjorn, and John; The Met, Broadway Show, and visiting our special podcast guest, Jon!

Ep 1: New Podcast and NYC MOMA

November 30th, 2018


Hey, we started a podcast! We're in New York City and we visited the MOMA after talking about why we are podcasting.

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