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From Zero to Two Million Page Views Per Month

Founded in 2012 with our first site Tokyo Cheapo, our practical and friendly editorial style has won over the hearts of travelers and expats alike to quickly become the most popular English language website about Tokyo. Since then we’ve launched 3 more websites – London Cheapo, Japan Cheapo, and Hong Kong Cheapo.

As of April 2019 our network traffic is over 2 million page views and 1 million readers each month. Listen to co-founder Chris talking with the Tropical MBA about the back story, and read co-founder Greg’s interview with

Network Traffic Growth

fast train network growth

Sustainable Growth and a Flexible Working Environment

We’re an independent company with no external investors, are focused on sustainable growth and creating a modern flexible working environment. With 7 languages collectively spoken, people in North America, Europe and Asia, our global team is almost as diverse in location as it is in background. We have a strong culture of working remotely, regular company “retreats”, and also organize a variety of events and seminars for readers and our industry contacts.

Fast Train company retreat

Our most recent Fast Train company retreat

Join The Team!

We’re looking for new people to join our team, local editors and writers, business development and see below for our current job postings.

Fast Train company retreat

Fast Train Core Team 2019

Current Job Openings

Tokyo Cheapo | Full-time Sub-editor

Friday January 10th, 2020

About the company Fast Train Ltd. was founded in 2012 with our first Cheapo-branded site, Tokyo Cheapo. Our practical and friendly editorial style has won over the hearts of travelers and expats alike [...] Read more

Tokyo | Sales Team – Account Executive

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019

Interested in the inbound tourism industry and joining a fast growing international company? Position: Sales Account Executive (2 persons) Type: Contract, full time Company: Fast Train Japan Gou [...] Read more

Tokyo | Content Team – YouTube Video Producer

Thursday January 31st, 2019

We currently have close to a 1 million readers every month and we’re growing like a noxious weed! We also have an up and coming video channel with 25K subscribers and 100,000view per month, and we pub [...] Read more

Hong Kong | Content Team – Editor

Wednesday January 30th, 2019

The lasercats have a job opening for a full-time editor and writer on the Fast Train Limited editorial team. Join our crew of writers, editors and digital nomads running the world’s favorite Cheapo ci [...] Read more

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