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Save more Japanese yen with the Nanaco card

Every bill, every dime. Whatever form of money, you name it, Japan has it! Japan is a country of handy dandy’s and if you’re not riding the wave then you’ll get washed out behind. In Japan, point cards can save you from high expenses as your rewards add up while using it. One of the…

This New Service Makes Affordable Accommodation in Japan Even More Accessible!

7-Eleven Japan, already known for the convenience it offers, will once again prove that it, indeed, has almost everything. On June 15, 2018, a new service called “Convenience Front Desk 24” will take effect in Tokyo. This is an automated service for temporary accommodation guests who would like to check in and collect and leave…

Want to Spend Less Money in Japan? Check Out These 7 Cheap Spots in Tokyo!

The basic misconception that travelers have about Japan is that a trip to this country will break your wallet and bank account. Below are some of the cheap spots you can visit and enjoy in Tokyo without hurting your budget. 1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building jp.fotolia.com/ The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is the ninth tallest…

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Manga Cafe in Japan!

Public WIFI and mobile personal hotspots may be widely accessible across Japan, but if you’re looking for a strong internet connection with a variety of snacks, plus a comfortable and private place to stay, Manga Kissa (manga cafes) are increasingly becoming a popular and affordable choice! Regardless of whether you are staying in Tokyo or…

Want to Explore Sapporo on a Budget? Here’s a 2-Day Itinerary You Can Follow!

If you are a backpacker and you want to make the most out of your limited time in Sapporo, then this article is for you. Here’s how you can maximize a two-day trip in Hokkaido’s capital city without spending more than 20,000 yen, including lodging. Day 1 1. Hokkaido University Author’s photo Not far from…

Find Cheap International Groceries at This Great Supermarket in Japan!

For international people in Japan or even Japanese people who are fans of foreign products, purchasing foreign imported food can be difficult and sometimes very costly. A small piece of cheese can set you back 1000 yen, and many items you will struggle to find at all. You may know of the chain stores such…

Looking for an Affordable Stay at One of the Eight 5-Star Airports in the World?

Among Japan’s most popular cities frequented by tourists are Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. But aside from these areas, did you know that there is another city at the center of the main island of Japan that boasts wonderful people, delicious local food such as hitsumabushi and miso-katsu, and great sightseeing spots such as Nagoya Castle…

Save Money With These 3 Companies Offering Discount Coupons in Japan!

It was my first time to visit Yokohama in August 2017. One of their main attraction is the Cup Noodle Museum. My friend Kei, who happens to be from Yokohama, surprisingly has never been to the Cup Noodles museum, and that’s why we decided to include it in our itinerary. Upon entering, Kei showed me…

Enjoy An Authentic Mojito for Only 300 Yen at This Standing Bar in Tokyo!

Good news mojito enthusiasts! There is a standing bar in Ginza which serves a huge selection of food and drink, including mojito’s, for only 300 yen! If you haven’t visited this great place yet then it is probably time to bring that alcoholic spirit of yours and head to the bar. It recently received the…
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