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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…

Be Amazed By These 6 Crazy Facts About Instant Ramen!

Instant ramen is, for many people, one of the best Japanese inventions created! It has revolutionized the food industry and has now taken over convenience stores in Japan and all over the world. It comes in numerous different varieties, flavors, and sizes, and is perhaps one of the easiest foods to have on the go.…
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Utilize Japan’s Retired Sleeper Trains with These 3 Affordable Accommodations

Trains are an important mode of public transportation in Japan. It is no wonder that new trains are always introduced to service more people and places. However, have you ever wondered what happens to trains that are no longer in service? Retired sleeper trains return to the frontlines as lodging facilities! Let’s find out where…

Shop in These 5 Stores Found Throughout Japan, and Find Some Incredible Bargains!

‘Japan is an expensive country’. We’ve heard this so many times, that for some travelers the idea of taking a week-long vacation to Japan means spending a significant amount of money and really needing to save up to afford hotels, transport and daily costs. There is some truth to the statement that Japan is an…

Enjoy Okinawa’s Summer Heat in These 2 Awesome Guesthouses in Naha!

Most Japanese people dream of going to Okinawa during the summer season. It’s a very popular region of the country surrounded by majestic scenery and a serene atmosphere, and its emerald blue sea and tropical white sand beaches are just as inviting. It’s quite simply a paradise-like place to stay which is gorgeously situated in…

5 Tips to Affordably Get Around Hokkaido’s Most Beautiful Areas in Summer

Hokkaido’s Biei and Furano towns attract domestic and foreign tourists every summer because of their flower farms and breathtaking landscapes. In July and August, lavender blooms and the farming fields are filled with different hues of green and yellow. However, public transportation in Hokkaido is not cheap. The easiest way to get around is by…

Minimalist Brand MUJI Will Be Opening Its First Hotel in Tokyo! Check It Out!

MUJI, also known as Mujirushi Ryohin, a popular minimalist retailer in Japan, has recently announced that it will open its first-ever hotel at the Marronnier Gate Ginza complex in the spring of 2019. The hotel’s furnishing will be based on the company’s product designs. This is going to be a standard accommodation, unlike the one-off,…