Hearts Without Borders – Meeting Our In-Laws


The hosts share their Thanksgiving traditions and side-dishes, special deals discovered during this year’s Black Friday shopping, our family tree structures, what it was like to meet our in-laws and significant other’s parents, how to plan in-person meet-ups, and what it was like to meet each other for the first time – THIS WEEK on Hearts Without Borders!


  • (2:02) – Our Weeks
  • (6:57) – Thanksgiving Recipes
  • (19:10) – Black Friday Deals
  • (28:16) – Family Structures and Meeting Our In-Laws
    • (28:33) Anneke
    • (30:44) Joe
    • (40:54) Peter
    • (46:16) Rachel
  • (54:24) – Mailbag
    • Jesse: “How do/did you plan meet ups with your significant other?”
  • (1:11:25) – Easter Egg
    • First Kiss


Hearts Without Borders is the podcast about international long-distance relationships and friendships. As Peter and Rachel have been married since 2015 after an England-to-America immigration, Joe and Anneke begin their own USA-Canada process. Together, the foursome discusses the highs and lows of LDRs, what happened in their weeks, and any other topic they can think of. You can follow the show on social media @hwbpod and ask questions or other forms of contact at hwbpod(AT)gmail(DOT)com.

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Peter Spezia

Editor-in-Chief at Rhymes With Asia
Speaking into a microphone about nerd culture is a passion project for Peter Spezia, formerly known as SMYNYouko. Peter has been an Internet broadcaster since 2007, with past shows including Show Me Your News and WTF, Pokémon. His latest ventures include hosting The PowerSwitch - gaming's call-in talk radio show - and writing for RhymesWithAsia.com. A University of Michigan alum, Peter lives in the Great Lakes State with his wife Rachel as he works in video production for FCA US LLC. When he isn't keeping track of the latest video game industry news, Peter is either playing the guitar or staying fit.