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New book coming soon! Get the latest info

I have been working super hard on a super awesome new book for everyone 😀 It will be called Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in...

Traveling to Japan? Learn how to drink for less while eating...

Japan is a mysterious place that I believe everyone should check out at least once in their life. The beauty of the islands can...

A Walk along the Kanda River – Sekiguchi Bashoan (FREE)

Sekiguchi Bashoan (関口芭蕉庵)is where the poet Matsuo Basho lived for four years (1677-1680), supervising the Kanda waterworks. His famous frog haiku was likely written...

Get a personalised trip planned by Super Cheap Japan

Super Cheap Japan is pleased to announce an awesome new collaboration to take your Japan travels to the next level! Hi, I'm Matt, the founder...

Enoshima: Island chill out on a budget

Just over an hour away from Shinjuku and nearby to Kamakura at the end of the Odakyu line, is Enoshima, a relaxing day out...

Intermediatheque (FREE)

Intermediatheque is one of Tokyo’s best curated yet least talked about museums. Whether you are interested in seeing a selection of ‘abnormal antlers’, a...

Summer highlights

Naka-Furano

Naka-Furano (中富良野), in Furano, is one of the best places to come for flower viewing in Hokkaido, along with Biei. As it's all free...

Top 20 FREE things to do this summer in Japan

Summer is upon us and Japan has a host of things to do for budget tourists. We have compiled our list of the best...

Shinjuku Gyoen Garden

Usually a must see for any visitor to Tokyo, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large but pretty park right next to Shinjuku station....

Top 5 Places for a Cheap Bento

A great way to cheaply try lots of different types of Japanese food is to visit a bento (Japanese lunch box) shop.  Avoid the...

Top cheap places to go around Fuji

What place do you think when you hear word of ‘Fuji’? Most people definitely will answer Mount Fuji as it’s also known as great...

Top 100 yen sushi chains in Japan. That’s $1!

Sushi is the one dish you have to try in Japan. You will soon find that even the cheapest sushi is of a better...

New book coming soon!

The ultimate budget travel guide to Japan!

Explore Japan without burning a hole in your wallet with my brand new book. Easily find that 100 yen ($1) shop, experience free shrines and temples away from the crowds, or enjoy a delicious eat-in dinner for under $3; all with this super helpful guide.

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