Tokyo, Japan
Shoko, 31
Digital Nomad
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am a digital nomad who travels mostly in southeast Asia. I do this because I prefer this kind of living, not being stuck in one place and working a fixed amount of time every day.

How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?

from 3,000 up to 10,000 JPY.

Your all-time favorite musicians:

Globe and X Japan.

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

Akasaka.

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Tokyo?

Roppongi!

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Get a pocket sized "hokkairo" - heat pad - at any convenience store.

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Omotesando / Aoyama area.

Your perfect night out in Tokyo includes:

A beautiful night view.

Which local creators do you admire?

Takafumi Horie, Hiroyuki Nishimura, Yoichi Ochiai.

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

Saizeria!

photos by

Shoko Akiyama