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This Yakiniku Restaurant in Osaka Offers a Kilogram of Meat for Just 2,030 Yen!

When it comes to food, yakiniku (grilled meat) is loved by almost every Japanese and foreigner I know. In fact, in Osaka, you will notice that yakiniku restaurants are as common as convenience stores because they are literally everywhere. If you are looking for something to eat while in Osaka, you can never go wrong…

Want to Travel Japan Cheaply and Meet Local People? Try This Organization!

Are you looking for a more adventurous way of traveling in Japan? Do you want to save money when you travel? Do you wish to become engaged with the daily lives of Japanese people? Are you interested in a more sustainable way of life? If you answered yes to any of the questions, WWOOF Japan…

25 Hotels in Roppongi For a Great Stay in Tokyo’s Nightlife District in 2017

Roppongi (六本木) is one of the most popular districts in Tokyo (東京) for its vibrant nightlife and foreigner-friendly bars and nightclubs. Roppongi Hills is a popular spot for shopping and services, and the area enjoys an abundance of hotels, restaurants, and bars for a wide range of tastes. Roppongi is one of Tokyo’s coolest districts,…

Make Your Own Japanese Food With These Three Convenient 100-Yen Goods

Are you in your first few weeks or months of living in Japan? If so, going out to restaurants every single day and trying out different food can be fun. But the fun of it diminishes over time, especially when you realize you have to save money for the rest of the days. If you…

Want Gourmet Meals but on a Budget? Try These 4 Restaurants in Tokyo

High-quality delicious food is not rare in Japan. You can find it almost anywhere. Different cities offer varieties of dining experiences ideal for gourmet enthusiasts. These are often frequented by gastronomes and food journalists who enjoy world-class cuisines and food tours. However, if you’re looking for the best places to eat gourmet food on a…

Cheap but Good Quality Food? Here Are 6 Affordable Ways to Eat in Japan

Japan is known for having expensive food in the market. This is probably one of the most common complaints of foreign people visiting the country. Contrary to this, there is actually a wide selection of cheap food having good quality. Like anywhere in the world, if you eat like a local, there’s no need to…

Delicious Gyoza and Awesome Cheap Eats at Dumpling King in Japan!

Chinese food is popular with locals and expats alike in Japan, and where better to get some delicious Chinese grub than at a branch of the popular Dumpling King chain? You can find a Dumpling King (餃子の王将) in almost every prefecture in Japan and their popularity is evident through the length of queues to get…

Enjoy the Quiet Town of Mirasaka and Stay at These 3 Affordable Places!

Mirasaka is one of the lesser known towns in Japan. It is a quiet place located in the Futami District of Hiroshima Prefecture. It has been merged with the city of Miyoshi and it no longer exists as an independent municipality. If you’re after the stillness and calmness of a stress-free town, then you can…

On a Budget? Save Money and Eat at Japan’s Standing Restaurants!

What is a standing restaurant? A standing restaurant is a restaurant where people have to stand while eating, albeit, there is usually still a limited number of chairs available. If you have traveled to Japan before, you might have already seen one. Standing restaurant is deemed unordinary for foreigners because it can only be found…

On a Budget? Shop at These Three Adorable 300-Yen Shops in Japan!

Japan is known for having discount shops where people can go shopping at a low budget. But besides the ever-so-popular 100-yen shops, there are 300-yen shops that are also quite famous in the place. Items being sold here have better quality and functionality than 100-yen shops. Designs are also more variable and fashionable. Wherever you’re…
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