The Actual Pros and Cons of Living in Tokyo

Dave Gutteridge
Oct 11, 2021 · 19 min read
A busy Tokyo street at night.

Every now and again I’ll see some list on some travel site about the good and bad things about living in Japan. It’s usually pretty obvious that it’s written by someone who’s only been here a year or two, and who was assigned to write it by some content editor, only because lists are a format that gets shared a lot on social media.