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Accommodation on a shoestring budget. The unconventional options!

In the previous article I covered all the conventional options for the budget traveler. This time, in the second and final installment of this series, I will be covering a few unconventional options for the more adventurous individuals (or those who blaze into town at the last moment without any reservations, especially during peak-seasons). Do…

Live it Up! Accommodation in Japan on a Shoestring Budget

The 2000s have seen Japan rise from the ashes of the homogeneous shackles that once bound it in relative isolation and welcome droves of backpackers, students, and expats from the world over. Japan has a veritable treasure trove of wonders to offer the aspiring traveler. However, in a country where 10,000 yen bills are the…

A Vegetarian’s Guide to Japan Part 1

EATING ON THE GO! So… you’re a vegetarian? Awesome! Welcome to the club! You live in/ are visiting Japan; where 90% of all dishes are meat based and most restaurants don’t speak English? Bit less awesome. Cheer up, though. It’s not the end of the world. Just by following a few simple and easy tips…