Interviews

Dani and Evan Benton Interview (1)

Renovating an Old House into an AirBnB in Japan: An Interview with Dani & Evan Benton

Dani and Evan, after living on an urban farm in New Orleans, moved to rural Japan to pursue hobbies like beekeeping and farming. They bought two akiya houses on Ōmishima island for their guesthouse and future home, attracted by the mild climate and tourism potential. Renovations were completed quickly despite challenges like time constraints and […]

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Nick Japan Remotely Interview

The benefits of relocating to a cheap house in Japan: An Interview with Nick from Japan Remotely

Nick started a company called Japan Remotely to help people achieve the best of both worlds: live in Japan and work remotely. He shares his thoughts about the financial benefits of relocating to a cheap house in Japan. Would you mind quickly introducing yourself to our readers? How long have you lived in Japan and what brought

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Buying A Vacation Home For Less Than 2 Million Yen (Interview)

A Vacation Home In Japan For Under 2 Million Yen? An Interview with Jamie

Jamie lives in Tokyo and bought a vacation home in the Izu peninsula for under 2 Million JPY. She graciously gave us some of her time for this interview about using her house for remote work, the lessons she learned during the buying process, and even how much it cost to renovate.  *All the photos

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