This article by Tiffany first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. It’s past midnight, and you just missed the last train. A hotel is out of the question, much too pricey, but you definitely want more ...
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This article by Liz Shek-Noble first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. The Michelin Guide is one of the most respected and famous systems for rating restaurants and hotels across the world. Gaining a ...
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With its profusion of shops selling manga and games along with the ubiquitous maids trying to lure you to their cafes, Akihabara has become one of the most distinctive and interesting parts of Tokyo. ...
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This article by Selena Hoy first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Ready for some lovin’? Perhaps you live in a guesthouse, a tiny apartment with paper thin walls, or with too many ...
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Pringles-flavored instant ramen noodles, or ramen-flavored Pringles? Yes, only in Japan!
This article by Katie Reilly first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. So you want to get dressed up, do the whole kimono thing while you’re in Tokyo? These timeless outfits are not exactly cheap, but ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. There are so many fantastic free events happening in Tokyo in November and December that it was tough choosing just five for this ...
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This article by Greg Lane first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. While it’s great not needing to own a car in Tokyo (with all the incumbent expenses) there’s no question that it can be fun or ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Early autumn is a great time to be in Tokyo. Except for the odd typhoon, the weather is just right, and there are heaps of free events ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
This article by Yulia Mizushima first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Takeshita-dori pic by beibaoke / Shutterstock.com When I first moved to Tokyo, I was living on ¥1,000 a day while renting half ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Sumida River Fireworks Festival. Pic by Tokyo Times, used under a Creative Commons licence. If you’re in or near Tokyo this ...
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This article by Yulia Mizushima first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Some outfits never go out of fashion. Kimonos are a prime example – they’ve been making people look elegant for centuries. These ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. [caption id="attachment_4241" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Sanja Matsuri pic by andlun1, used under a Creative Commons ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. At last -- hanami season is here! Grab your camera, pack a picnic and prepare for your anime moment under the falling petals. We’ve ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. [caption id="attachment_3859" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Image by dat’, used under a Creative Commons ...
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This article by Andres Zuleta first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. [caption id="attachment_3642" align="aligncenter" width="620"] A rare sight in Tokyo[/caption] Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo is notoriously hard ...
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