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How to Cheaply Shop at Uniqlo; the Biggest Fashion Retail of Japan

With more than 800 stores, Uniqlo is almost in every city of Japan. Even if you live in the suburb or the rural part of Japan, you will find one of their big stores not so far from your residence. It is the go-to destination to buy clothes for many Japanese which is not surprising…

5 Great Things About the Autumn Season in Japan

Temperatures are fluctuating, the last of the annoying summer insects are dying out, and people are changing their light bed sheets for winter warmers and stocking up on blankets and fluffy slippers. Autumn has arrived in Japan! Although there are many things to love about summer – beach activities, summer festivities, and seasonal cooling drinks,…

Get The Best Deals at The Year–End Bargain in Iwamotocho, Tokyo

Many people have the common misconception of Japan being an expensive country. While it is true that there are some categories of goods that are pricier than elsewhere, it is just about buying the products that you are looking for at the right time and in the right place. Nearing the new year, many people…

Okachimachi: A Jewelry Lover’s Paradise and Tokyo’s Hidden Gem!

Tokyo is world famous for being one of the most expensive cities in the world. Head to Ginza shopping district and you could easily spend your whole month’s salary on a few pairs of socks. Visitors to this city often expect to pay ridiculous sums of money for products, restaurants, hotels, and definitely finer items…

Shopping in Japan FAQ

Is there a chance to negotiate the price? Unfortunately in my experience here, people don’t have the custom of negotiating the prices for shoppers. Although there are also some cases where price negotiating is acceptable, but discount is not promised, example: at special areas like antique markets, big electronic items like tv, refrigerator and other…