Tech entrepreneur, Tokyo Cheapo
Chris Kirkland is a tech entrepreneur based in Tokyo. He founded ArtWeb.com in 2006, a web hosting platform for over 20 thousand artists worldwide and co-founded Tokyo Cheapo in 2012 a popular website about Tokyo with 150 thousand monthly readers.
The Best Things in Life are Cheap!
BY CHRIS KIRKLAND
@ VOL 125
ON MAY 28, 2015
"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.