Joshua Meyer

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Tokyo, Japan
Concordia College New York
Florida State University
Theme Parks, Movie Locations, Japanese Travel Destinations
  • Joshua's guide to "Lost in Translation" locations in Tokyo ranked as the #1 top-performing article by organic search on the GaijinPot Blog in 2018.
  • He is certified to teach English as a foreign language and worked as a freelance editor on the Japan Tourism Agency's governmental signage project for 2020.
  • He has slept overnight in a Disney park and spent part of his honeymoon at the world's oldest hotel.


Joshua grew up in Florida, lived in suburban New York and rural Missouri, and traveled cross-country in the U.S. before moving to Tokyo in 2010. Since 2017, he has contributed regularly to sites like /Film, Inverse, Japan Today, GaijinPot, and WDW News Today, with many of his travel-related articles focusing on tourist attractions with a pop culture connection. In addition to visiting (and writing professionally) about each of Japan's ten biggest cities, he has covered nature spots like Mount Fuji and other places in Asia like Singapore and Hong Kong.


Joshua holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (Creative Writing) from Florida State University.
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