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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 Ten Free Activities In Kyoto

By Tom Fay, author of Must-See Japan (blog: http://www.thomasfay.com) The undoubted culture capital of Japan, Kyoto is always high on the agenda for most visitors...

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...

Top 10 Autumn colour spots in Kyushu

Kyushu has a host of superb spots for autumn leaves, and these spots are usually quieter than in Tokyo or Kyoto. We have include...

Omurice – family-friendly cheap food

Omurice is a family favourite all over Japan, and has spread to become popular in countries such as Korea and Taiwan. It's a funny...

Onigiri (Rice Balls)

Onigiri, sometime known as 'rice balls' in the west, are a great snack or light lunch for budget travellers. Essentially a ball of rice covered in...

Best places for inexpensive souvenirs in Tokyo

Tokyo is always stereotyped as the most expensive city in Japan when it comes to a shopping spree. Getting some local souvenirs is thing...

Top Ten Cheap Activities In Osaka

By Tom Fay (http://www.thomasfay.com), author of Must-See Japan Japan’s ‘second city’, Osaka is a busy, bustling metropolis in the heart of the Kansai region. Known for its...

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 5 Kansai Christmas Illuminations

If you are lucky enough to be in Japan in the holiday season, there are some stunning illuminations and displays in Osaka and Kyoto....