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Top 15 Places to Buy Souvenirs in Tokyo Japan

Traveling to Japan is an amazing experience where you can see breathtaking nature and impressive historic buildings, experience thrilling festivals, sample delicious local food, and shop until you drop. Shopaholics would probably agree that cities like Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo have enough shopping centers, themed and specialty stores, and shopping streets to last a lifetime!…
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O-souji: The Big Year End Cleaning Ritual

While it is the time of the year for preparing Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties in many countries, in Japan things are a little different. It is the time when people return to their hometown to enjoy a few days together with their families. However, the lack of parties does not mean Japanese people…

Did You Know That You Can Actually Buy a Bottle of Wine for Just 100 Yen in Japan?

Similar to a dollar store, there are many 100-yen stores scattered across Japan where you can find many cheap yet interesting and useful items. Probably the most famous 100-yen store brand in Japan, DAISO stores are like no other with a variety of products to choose from – food, clothing, electronics, and so much more.…

4 Unique Convenience Stores in Japan Where You Can Shop for Specific Needs

Usually, when you think of LAWSON, you picture the convenience stores with the blue signboard which are scattered all across Japan. However, did you know that there are other LAWSON stores like LAWSON STORE 100 whose aim is to sell cheaper products? These niche stores target different demographics. If you are interested to know about…

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…

Japan on the Cheap: 5 Money-Saving Tips to Keep in Mind

On a budget? No problem, you can still have an awesome time exploring, shopping, and eating your way through Japan! Of course, it will all depend on what you want to do while you’re in Japan, so the following are just some ideas to make every yen count! 1. BOOK-OFF (ブックオフ) flickr.com/ Any manga lovers…

Enjoy Saving Up With These Nifty Japanese Piggy Banks

Most people start off the new year with a big resolution: save more and spend less. After the end of the year parties, trips, and shopping, most of us check our bank balance or credit card bill and let out a small gasp of horror around the first week of January. After all, it is…

8 Weird But Useful Kitchen Goods from the 100 Yen Shop

Everyone knows that Japan is full of weird and wonderful paraphernalia, from souvenirs to animation goods. But, you can find the majority of all sorts of wonder at the 100 Yen shop. With three of the big players being Daiso, Seria, and CanDo, you are sure to find one close to you, or on your…

10 ’Change Your Life’ Household Items found at the 100 Yen Shop

Anyone who has been to Japan will know the 100-yen shop well. Just like its name, everything in this shop is 100 yen (tax excluded). There is a variety of things in the 100-yen shop, including food, snack, stationery, etc. Today we are going to introduce ten household facilities that are worth more than 100…

9 Neat and Useful Buys for Only 100yen!

In the UK, Poundland and Poundstrecher infect the high street like unsightly warts. There is a certain stigma that follows these discount shops, one of recession and hardship. The Japanese equivalent couldn’t be more different. Shops like Daiso are an Aladdin’s cave of weird, eclectic yet practical goods that can life hack you to domestic…
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