Two Years of Cheapo: Anniversary Article Mix

Carey Finn

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It’s official – we’re two years old! To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of ten awesome (and somewhat under-appreciated, we think) articles and podcasts we’ve posted since our hunble hobo beginnings. Take a wander down cheapo lane with these gems:

1) Classy ‘Alfresco’  Drinking at Convenience Stores: 

Some beer gardens may be opening earlier this year – but this is a cheaper way to enjoy the warmer weather.

2) Used Bookstore Crawling in Jimbocho:

Jimbocho, Tokyo’s “Book Town”, is an often forgotten, but vibey area – and this guide will help you explore it.

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3) Shinjuku After Dark: Baseball, Darts and Rod Stewart Clones:

This one speaks for itself. Go on, you know you want to read it.

4) Enjoying Gourmet Food and Drink at Trade Shows:

Because even a cheapo likes to eat classy chow from time to time.

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5) Forget H&M and Uniqlo – Here’s Tokyo’s Stockpile of Good, Cheap, Rags:

Don Don Down on Wednesday is a shop where the prices vary by day.

6) The Cheapo Delights of Shimokitazawa: 

For the trendy cheapo – a window-shopping guide to one of Tokyo’s coolest areas.

7) Recycling and Disposing of Stuff Cheaply in Japan:

In case the above “window-shopping” leaves only one of your 5.5. tatami mats free.

8) Kasai Rinkai Koen – A Veritable Cheapo Amusement Park:

Because rare is the cheapo who can afford Disneyland or Sea.



9) The Top 10 Cheapo Neighborhoods to Live in Tokyo:

Looking to move?

10) Setsuyaku Battle – Two Japanese Celebrities Battle it out to Live on Less than 10 000 yen for a Whole Month:

Inspiration and cheapo tips abound!

Bonus:

Our very first post. 

 


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