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Write for Ryu Tokyo

Ryu Tokyo is all about what’s happening in Tokyo! We are looking for a select few travel writers who are passionate and knowledgeable about living in Tokyo and can contribute articles on an ongoing basis.

If this is you and you meet our requirements below, get in touch through the contact form and we look forward to hearing from you.


  • Must currently live in Tokyo and have lived here for at least one year
  • Native level English ability
  • Can commit to a consistent writing schedule
  • Conversational Japanese language ability

We strongly value writers who can bring a unique perspective to our audience.  To get started fill out the contact form below and tell us about yourself and why you want to write for us and include links to other writing that you have done.

We are currently only looking for travel writers who are based in Tokyo. Topics will be related to travel only. Restaurant reviews, local attractions, hidden gems, fun shopping excursions, etc.

Compensation is done on a per article basis and is based on experience and quality of the writing. Due to the large number of applications, only those we choose to interview will be replied to.