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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 foreign residents 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 including editors, writers, and salespeople. If you’re interested in joining us, use this form.

As a rule, we only reply to applications if we are interested in hiring you. If we don’t get back to you, it probably just means we can’t use your talents at the moment.

Fast Train company retreat

Fast Train Core Team 2021

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