Choco Ball – or more correctly, ‘Choko Boru’ is what it says on the pack – a box of chocolate balls for a mere 70 to 74yen. Although there isn’t a ‘salty’ flavour (South Park reference: check) there is a big variety of flavours including Peanuts, Caramel, Strawberry, Potato and ‘Pachipachi’. As with Tirol chocolate, [...]November 18, 2013 -
The most difficult part of living in Japan is the fact that everyone looks so presentable, all the time. And by presentable, I mean absolutely immaculate, with flawless make-up, and chic or edgy fashion. However, the problem with chic or presentable is that both chic and presentable costs money. Looking fashionable in Japan can be [...]February 26, 2013 -
(Via: kirainet) Harajuku is great for any seasoned or upcoming cheapo planning a day out shopping. If the thrift shops and gift stores on Takeshita Street don’t keep you busy, then perhaps the oddities of Harajuku fashion will. You can see the Lolita goths and then after you’ve bought your t-shirt with the kanji for [...]January 8, 2013 -
It’s not all Prada and Louis Vuitton, there are plenty of fun and cheap places to be a consumer in Tokyo.