It’s nearly two weeks into 2016. Did you welcome the New Year the Japanese way—hatsumode (a temple or shrine visit) and all? If it still hasn’t sunk in that it’s already 2016, perhaps you can kick the year off by going […]
When thinking of kebab, the first thing to come to mind is usually delicious looking meat and vegetables grilled on a skewer. This style of kebab actually originated in Turkey and is known as Şiş kebap, or shish kebab. But Japan has a […]
Reach nirvana, visit the famous resting place of Hachiko's owner, and even hang out will spacefish, among other wallet-free activities.
New to Tokyo Cheapo? Read this. We’ve put together a Tokyo for Beginners 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 […]
Think of it as Japan’s version of your morning cereal but more awesome in every way.
Japanese cultural experiences first hand—take your pick from tea ceremony, bonsai, martial arts, origami, sushi-making and more!