Museum buffs – high ticket prices getting you down? Tired of shelling out big yen for museum entry only to be disappointed with the exhibition? There are still several months to take advantage of the 2014 Grutto Pass, a museum [...]September 16, 2014 -
It may seem like Shibuya only loves you for your money, with shiny shops and enticing restaurants beckoning from every nook and cranny. But it is possible to be in ‘Buya without blowing big bucks! Here are some ideas for [...]September 8, 2014 -
Early autumn is a great time to be in Tokyo. Except for the odd typhoon, the weather is just right, and there are heaps of free events to enjoy. Here’s our pick of five particularly awesome ones, bringing you the [...]August 29, 2014 -
There are plenty of fun and interesting things to do in Tokyo that are either cheap or free – even in the most expensive of neighbourhoods – like a modern architecture tour of Omotesando. And be sure to check out our infamous 101 things to do in tokyo.
There are always events, parties and festivals happening in Tokyo. In summer there are fireworks festivals everywhere and in spring there is hanami – cherry blossom viewing. Almost every weekend (especially during the warm months) there is plenty of free entertainment to be had at Yoyogi Park. Whether you’re living in Tokyo or you’ve timed your visit well, you should check out a Sumo tournament at least once.
To make sure you don’t miss anything, keep an eye out every Thursday for the Cheapo Weekend which gives you the lowdown on free and cheap events for the weekend.