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Daibutsu Great Buddha of Kamakura at Kotokuin Temple
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A controversial topic amongst cheapos, where is the best place to live in Tokyo? Following on from our two posts on the topic, Chris and Greg dig into the details of the top ten cheapo neighbourhoods in Tokyo, along with some anecdotal references to public nudity…

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Sento – The Japanese Public Bath by Elizabeth Ishiyama.

Suggested Activity
Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour with a Bar Hopping Master
Experience izakaya culture - classic Japanese tapas-style drinking and dining. Go on an izakaya tour with some local expert help, no need to decipher the (often Japanese-only) menu! You'll receive help on deciding what to try. The izakaya tour operates in the Ueno, Shinbashi or Ikebukuro districts of Tokyo.

And thanks for cheapo contributions from:
Felix Wenzel – be sure to buy in bulk from Hanamasa
crazyfruitbat – don’t live in Shinkoiwa (unless you love pachinko)
Susan Elizabeth-Marsh Tanabe – check out the Omotesando La Boheme
cocreatr.typepad.com – reduce your electricity bill, use LED lights and replace that old fridge.

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Chris's Tokyo favorites are: Tomoe Sushi, Borne, Udagawa Cafe Suite
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