Yana K

Taught to haggle by her granny at the markets of the former USSR, Yana wears hand me downs from Frances Maeda, spends hours digging for discount gems in Closet Child and runs her very own 500 yen per drink bar night in Shinjuku on Saturdays, because she knows the importance of cheap drinking in the most expensive city in the world.


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  • Budget Tonkotsu Ramen in Shinjuku

    There are many types of ramen in Japan, with small variations all over the country. Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen is loved in Tokyo, but recently tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen from Fukuoka has been gaining popularity in the capital. Chains like […]

  • Top 5 Cheapo Happy Hours

      [caption id="attachment_12316" align="alignnone" width="770"] Beer image via Shutterstock.[/caption] Going out for a beer after a long day here in Tokyo can be more expensive than getting a meal. That's why we've put together this guide […]