Tokyo - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Impatience, cultural assumptions, belief that your way is always right. - Nov 2020

Car, dislike of seafood. - Mar 2018

BBQ! Smoker! US car. Expectations of a close-knit embassy community. - Mar 2017

Car -- if you like. Many people make do without a car (although to be fair, I have a car here). - Feb 2014

Beliefs that Tokyoites speak English. Very few do. - Apr 2013

ugly shoes - Jan 2011

Fear of new culinary experiences (the Japanese eat things that I had only encountered in my high school biology textbook). - Oct 2008

Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More