🌲 Hey, I'm Shane Reustle.

I live in Tokyo and help companies build great software. In my spare time, you can find me getting lost on a motorcycle in the mountains, organizing tech community events, and strategizing how to clean up the planet.

Recent projects

🌴 Tokyo Terraces
Making it easier to find cafes and restaurants with outdoor seating.

🦠 COVID-19 Japan
A live COVID-19 tracking dashboard for Japan, available in many languages.

📅 Tokyo Tech Meetup
Bringing together the English and Japanese Tokyo tech communities.

🗼 Tokyo Tech
Tools to strengthen the Tokyo tech community. Meetups, conferences, workspaces, and more.

🗺 Geo Tokyo
A community of map nerds interested in cartography, geospatial data, and beautiful visualizations.

✈️ FEIE Calc
Location independent workers who pay taxes in America can save up to $20,000 if they pass this physical presence test.

🇪🇺 Schengen Calc
The Schengen Zone in Europe allows for visa-free travel across 26 countries, with a maximum stay of 180 days.

Around the world by train

I set out on a mission to circumnavigate the planet entirely by train and ship before age thirty. I completed the trip in 2019 with 11 months to spare. Next time by motorcycle?


41 countries – 48,000 km by train – 17,900 km by boat – 4.2 years on the road