Being the international Cheapo that I am, I’ve battle tested all sorts of methods and means of transferring money to Japan. In this article I chronicle the results of my quest. NB - if you’re a tourist looking to exchange [...]September 5, 2014 -
Support Richard and order his great book 80/20 Japanese here. If you’re in Japan or enjoy travelling there, you have no doubt at least dabbled in learning the language. And so you should! It’s a great language, and by learning [...]June 23, 2014 -
New to Tokyo Cheapo? Read this. We’ve put together an introductory guide that will help you use our (invaluable) resources to get the most out of Tokyo on a budget. From reasonable ramen to inexpensive ways of getting from the [...]May 16, 2014 -
For the uninitiated, running a business in Tokyo can be expensive. Here are a few of our ‘hacks’ – many discovered from first doing things the expensive way and then discovering the cheapo way.