Lauren Shannon












Nationality: American
Time Living in Japan: More than 15 years
Employer(s): Self-employed
Publications Featured In: Savvy, Odigo, Gaijinpot, Plaza Homes, Medium, Yoshio, and many more.
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: I love the deep cultural roots here, the meaning behind what is done and said. I love the respect for the seasons, and of course I love the food so much. Working in Tokyo is amazing — meeting so many people.
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: I really have no favorites as every place has its own special charm.

BIO: Lauren is the founder of True Taste Tokyo, a creative agency here in Japan. She leads the Tokyo Writer’s Salon and contributes to various international blogs and websites. The Pennsylvania native and 18-year resident of Japan is a fan of great food, Japanese stationery, travel, film and art. She loves helping creators share their stories with the world.

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