PechaKucha Presentation

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Chris Kirkland

Tech entrepreneur, Tokyo Cheapo in Tokyo

The Best Things in Life are Cheap!

PRESENTED ON MAY 28, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 125

"Our mission is to dispel this myth that Tokyo is this crazy expensive place." 

From humble beginnings, tech entrepreneur Chris Kirkland's website, Tokyo Cheapo, a travel and culture guide dedicated to life in Japan on a budget, has grown to a monthly readership over 150,000. From getting to and fro, to staying in rock-bottom-priced accommodation, even to finding love, Tokyo Cheapo covers it all on life in Tokyo on the cheap!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June, 26th 2015. 
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BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Some people found it important for Haiti to share glimpses of what drives them, what inspires them and what obsesses them.Thanks Peter, thanks Rick! Peter organizes PechaKucha Chicago with Thorsten Bösch and their great team - Peter also runs the awesome Architecture is Fun office with Sharon Exley.

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My Life in 6.40 – Van Hier tot Tokyo

BY LENN COX
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Lenn Cox has her hands in all forms of design, although coming from a fashion background, which she tends to bring with her when working on new projects. Lenn spent the past few months in Tokyo helping out on all things PechaKucha, and her "sayonara" presentation covers her life and experiences both before and during her stay. You can follow Lenn on her blog as well.
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A Day in Tokyo

BY JEAN-PAUL TOONEN
@ VOL 94 ON JUL 25, 2012

Jean-Paul Toonen is the organizer of PKN Maastricht, and in this presentation done in Tokyo, he walks us through one of his days spent visiting our dear city, sharing funny observations about the way that Tokyo (and Japan) can appear to a foreigner. All photos were taken the day before the PKN. (in English)

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Traveling on a Budget

BY SARA HOPKINS
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 15, 2012

Sara Hopkins talks about her low budget trip around the world, and gives out some tips on how to save money and maximize the amount of travel a small budget can buy. She recounts some of her favorite experiences around the world, from western Europe to Asia.

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Totsuka's Terrific Tour of Tokyo

BY RYOKO TOTSUKA
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

Illustrator Ryoko Totsuka presents her illustration work while giving us a unique and cute tour of Tokyo. (Presented in English and Japanese)

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A Cheap Huck

BY RICHARD EARL LEONG YU RALYA
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Richard Earl Leong Yu Ralya speaks about art and shows a selection of his artwork from the past several years. Moreover, he talks about his experiments while learning different styles of art, especially painting ships. 

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Discovering Tokyo through Yamanote

BY DARREN MENABNEY
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

Darren Menabney speaks about the art in Tokyo and discovering very exciting and interesting placing while walking around the stations on the Yamanote Line. 

"Presentation of the Day" on September 19, 2014.

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The Things People Said and How I Landed in Tokyo

BY LANA RAPPETTE
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Lana Rappette is an assistant at Whirlpool Corporation and a PechaKucha city planner. She recently attended the Pecha Kucha Global PowWow in Tokyo, Japan  (March 2016) and will talk us through that trip - and how she got there!

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Tilly's Tokyo

BY TILLY AKA RUNNING FOR CRAYONS
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

“I went to Japan and got completely blown away."

In "Tilly's Tokyo" from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 21, illustrator Tilly aka Running For Crayons takes us on a visual journey, drawing on her time in Japan. Tilly got very inspired by Tokyo's bursitng life, incredibly interesting people and beautiful nature that she has seen along the way.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 30th, 2016.