Read insider tips and tricks, tried and tested by seasoned cheapos.
I mend ¥100 socks but love to eat out. It's rare that I spend more than ¥300 on a dress and have flea markets and recycle shops to thank for cute shoes. I'm over hostels but enjoy camping and cheap hotels. Despite its reputation for an expensive country, Japan is cheaper than you think.
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It's best to plan early as accommodation and travel options book up quickly!
Cycling is the perfect way to explore the Shodoshima, the picturesque island in the Seto Inland Sea.
Step back in time at the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage thatch-roof villages of Gokayama in Toyama Prefecture.
Congratulations! You’ve touched down in Hokkaido ready to see the northern sights. First stop, Sapporo, Hokkaido’s biggest city. But wait…you still have to get into town. Sapporo’s main airport is New Chitose Airport (IATA code CTS), which is […]
Shimane Prefecture may be Japan’s least visited, as well as its second least populated, but that doesn’t mean it’s without its charms. Especially for cheapos. In an effort to attract international visitors to this idyllic prefecture situated on […]