Every cheapo appreciates a good discount, and Tokyo Cheapo's love 50% discount supermarket Bento discounts. Most supermarkets in Tokyo have a 'deli' section offering a variety of take out temptations. Ranging from 'Hamburg' to sushi, tempura […]
So you want to get the most out of Tokyo on a budget? Well you are in safe hands.
Being of British roots Chris has a natural instinct for being a complete cheap arse and spending as little money as possible. Add to this, his favourite chat up line is "Can you buy me a drink" (which has actually worked on a number of occassions) and if that wasn't enough already, he run's another blog called hoboceo.com - a true cheapo!
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Generally the Japanese only like to buy stuff new. Add to this the fact you have to pay to have large rubbish disposed of, you'd have thought Japan would be a great place to pick up second hand bargains. Unfortunately despite my most […]
Japan is a country obsessed with doing everything in unison and in the same way. Whilst all cultures have their own norms and traditions, in Japan it seems one of these norms is in itself conforming to the standard way of doing things. So one […]
At the time of writing, most fruit juice for sale in Tokyo supermarkets is both expensive and pretty awful. I'd say on a scale of 0 - 10, with 0 being sour milk and 10 being orange juice that's been squeezed into your glass directly from a […]
Just because you're a cheapo doesn't mean that you can't enjoy posh grub. In fact in this respect Tokyo is perhaps one of the best cities in the world for offering the cheapo high quality dining experiences. You perhaps already know that Tokyo […]