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3 Tips Proven to Help You Spend Money Wisely in Tokyo

Tokyo (東京) is the fourth-most expensive city to live in around the world. The rents are high and the fruits are expensive. It may sound impossible, but there are certain ways to save money if you plan on living and working in the capital city of Japan. There’s no need to cut off the fun…

Have an Affordable yet Comfortable Stay at These 3 Guesthouses in Kanazawa

Kanazawa (金沢) is the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県). Though it is remotely located, it provides interesting historical and cultural places to visit. It is popular for seafood and other high-quality delicious cuisines. If you’re a tourist who is interested in visiting the place, let me show you three affordable guesthouses which can comfortably…

Experience a Combination of Art and Comfort at This Unique Hostel in Kyoto!

KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku (京都アートホステルクマグスク) is an accommodation type art space in Kyoto (京都) and is the perfect place to stay for anyone who is interested in modern art or wants to have a unique staying experience. A wonderful aspect of this hostel is that you can spend as much time as you want to…

Nine Hours’ First Capsule Hotel Has Opened in Tokyo!

Capsule hotels are becoming more and more popular in Japan every year, and it seems like we won’t see the end of them anytime soon. Another capsule hotel has recently been opened by 9 Hours (ナインアワーズ), and this time it is in Tokyo (東京)! The Capsule Hotel Trend View this post on Instagram 「ナインアワーズ赤坂」 用途…

On a Budget? Try These 5 Affordable and Delicious Foods in Japan!

If someone mentions Japanese food, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Sushi (寿司) and ramen (ラーメン) have already gained substantial popularity in some countries. Right now, I live in a European city where I can eat them at many Japanese restaurants. But, sometimes, I do miss the taste of Japanese food available only…

5 Affordable Places to Stay in Ikebukuro, Tokyo’s Liveliest District!

Ikebukuro (池袋) is located in Toshima Ward (豊島区) in Tokyo, Japan and is a hub for eating, shopping, anime, and business. With that description, it is somehow a mix of the busy, commercial atmosphere of Shinjuku (新宿) and the fun, otaku atmosphere of Akihabara (秋葉原). With so many things that this district has to offer,…

The 3 Best Budget Capsule Hotels in Tokyo’s Most Desirable Areas in 2018

Tokyo is one of the most impressive cities in Japan. The opportunities for entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife are never-ending. If you’re planning to visit Tokyo, whether for business or sightseeing, there’s nothing better than being close to one of the stations for ease of access around the city. These three capsule hotels promise the…

3 Business Hotels in Ikebukuro For Travelers On a Budget in 2018!

If you’re traveling across Japan, you’re sure to come across business hotels everywhere you go. Most of these places are small but are usually kept clean and come with a private ensuite bathroom. Small business hotels are a great alternative to the larger expensive chain hotels. Locals with the inside knowledge know that this is…

Slashed Taxi Fares Means it’s Now Cheaper to Travel Around Tokyo!

If you’re staying in Tokyo for a while, you may know that there are many ways to get by – bus, train, and subway, to name a few. But did you know that traveling by taxi is probably the most economical choice when it comes to shorter distances? Taxis are also useful if you’d like…

Looking to Stay in Shinjuku? Check These 3 Affordable Capsule Hotels

Staying at a reasonably priced hotel is one of the best ways to save money on accommodation while traveling in Japan. For a stress-free stay with the necessary facilities, you can stay in a capsule hotel which does away with the services provided by a conventional hotel. This is a very familiar concept to those…