Lucy Dayman

Originally from Australia, in 2016 Lucy left her job as an editor of a culture and music magazine in Melbourne to live in Japan simply because it seemed like a fun idea — and it’s been her best life decision yet. Between freelance writing and traveling, she's been dabbling in some very amateur film photography, which you can check out on her Instagram. Check out her other writing work and photos at



7 Tokyo Suburbs to Consider for Your Next Move

If you're thinking about a move to Tokyo, here are some affordable neighborhoods to check out that often fly below the radar — meaning better choices for you!

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A Simple Guide to the Izakaya

The izakaya is an undeniable staple of Japanese social life, so what is it and what do you actually do? Here are some helpful tips.

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18 Foods You Should Eat in Japan and Where to Find Them

Warning: Do not read this article if hungry.

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