What they are, where to find them, how much they cost & how to book.
One small bummer of a thing when you’re living in a country not entirely your own is that YOU’RE MISSING YOUR SHOWS. Yeah, there are many strange and wonderful things about Japan: beautiful sights, amazing sounds, every day a challenge and an …
Where all the cool kids go in winter. And us cheapos, too.
See various Tokyo districts try to out-do each other!
Four picks for places to enjoy a tipple or two.
Many Tokyo wards own country lodges that can be rented cheaply by residents, including foreigners. Here's how.
Prime spots to marvel at the stuff Mother Nature does with her pigment palette.
Five holiday getaways that are a breeze with the discount Seishun 18 rail ticket.
Baby, it's cold outside. So here are some cheapo tips on keeping your home and yourself roasty toasty during winter.
Museum enthusiasts can take advantage of the Grutt Pass, a pass that allows free or discounted admission to 79 museums and attractions in Tokyo.
We talk to the folks behind Mottainai Japan, a free recycling group on Facebook with 12,000 members and counting.
A chill is in the air and yesterday I was even moved to turn on my oven and make soup. If the drop in temperature is provoking you to pack on a little extra insulation, read on. What follows is a roundup of some of the seasonal sweets that are …
See our guide to Tokyo Halloween celebrations 2016. Gather round, cheapo ghoulies and ghosties; the haunting season has arrived! Rehearse your most blood-curdling screams, pick up your cape from the dry cleaner, unearth your robes from the …