Designer wear for a fraction of the price.
Mareike became a cheapo out of sheer necessity as a PhD candidate in marine ecology. She saves every yen to finance diving trips to remote locations and a mild fashion addiction. She likes to put the eco into cheapo, and is a firm believer than you often can save your wallet and the environment by reducing and reusing. She likes to write about fashion, beauty, travel and sustainability.
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Diving in Japan offers the unique chance to sea tiny macro life to rays, sharks and dolphins!
Get your sea legs ready!
Etiquette tips, what to expect and ryokan recommendations.
A guide of Japanese terms and brands to look out for if you want to buy ethical and free-range eggs, dairy and meat.
Whether you’re living in Japan or just visiting, here’s a list of 10 critters commonly found in Japanese homes and how to react to them.
Why Japan’s sixth-largest metropolis is attracting more and more foreign residents.
Save the ocean–and your wallet!