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  • April 26, 2015
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    May-June 2015 Cheapo Calendar: 5 Events Not To Miss

    With spring giving way to summer, expect hotter, more humid weather. Summer in Japan also usually begins with tsuyu, or the rainy season, so prepare for some wet (but still hot and humid) days in June. But neither hot weather […]

  • March 31, 2015
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    Tokyo Museums and Art Galleries Mega Guide

    When travelling to Tokyo, people don’t often have as their first priority spending their time tucked away in a museum.  Instead, they’re probably hoping to take in the city’s natural beauties, go shopping in Akihabara, or perhaps check out the […]

  • January 14, 2015
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    Day Trips from Tokyo – Hakone

    Hakone has a lot to offer in a day or weekend trip from Tokyo. Hot springs are of course what the town and its environs are most famous for, but they also have mountains, art museums, and beautiful nature. There […]

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  • February 12, 2015
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    Cheapo Weekend for Feb 14-15: Love and Other Stuff

    Feel the love all weekend long with Valentine’s Day festivities around Tokyo. First up we’ve got the World Valentine’s Festival at Yoyogi Park going down from 10:00 am-7:00 pm on February 14th and 15th. This Yoyogi Park event has got […]

  • January 29, 2015
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    Cheapo Weekend for Jan 31-Feb 1: Art and Setsubun

    Cheapos, do not fret — we’ve got the lowdown on all that is free and cheap this Jan 31-Feb 1 weekend. Let’s start off with some free events going down this Sunday. For those who don’t want to spend even […]

  • January 6, 2015
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    From Shopping to Anime, Ikebukuro’s Got It All

    Some travel guidebooks used to advise tourists to skip Ikebukuro, because what you can see there, you can also find elsewhere. I wonder if they’re still saying the same things now, as Ikebukuro certainly also has its own charm. It […]

  • September 16, 2014
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    Museum Lovers’ Tour with the Grutto Pass

    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 […]

  • April 3, 2014
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    Mori Art Museum: Culture and Shopping on the Cheap

    Sometimes even the stingiest cheapo needs to buy something for someone else – and a 100-yen shop potplant or discount meat bought at midnight just doesn’t cut it. With this in mind, we sent sophisticated spendthrift Erin to see how […]