Every year the closing of the rainy season marks the opening of Tokyo’s famous “end-of-summer” bargain sales – which, despite the name, happen before summer has even reached its peak. The sales are both a clever ploy to lure shoppers [...]June 24, 2014 -
A cheapo’s paradise, flea markets in Tokyo are super spots for bargain hunting. And there’s no shortage of them – you’ll find something happening in one of the city’s parks or parking lots just about every Saturday and Sunday. You [...]May 22, 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 -
It’s not all Prada and Louis Vuitton, there are plenty of fun and cheap places to be a consumer in Tokyo.