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Top 10 super cheap foods in Japan for budget travelers

This blog and our new book are all about saving you money on your holidays in Japan. Food, especially eating out, is one of...

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...

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...

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 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...

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....