All About Japan

A Cheaper Way to Get to Narita Airport

If you're traveling on a budget, you may want to bypass the expensive train and head to Tokyo from Narita Aiport via one of these two buses.

Shoryudo Highway Bus Ticket

Save money on travel by taking a ride along the 'Rising Dragon Road' in central Japan.

¥100 Shops: What to Buy & What to Avoid

Don't be blinded by that ¥100 tag, some things just aren't worth it!

Save up to 85% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 85 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights!

8 Ways to Go Deeper (& Cheaper!) in Kanazawa

While you can just take the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kanazawa, why not take your time and take in some culture on the way? Then we've got some tips for how to save money while you're there!

5 Things to Do with ¥100 Udon or Soba

Like a famous cooking challenge show, today we will be working with a secret ingredient: ¥100 udon or soba in five different and inventive recipes that won't break the bank. So get your apron on and let's get started!

Save More with a Willer Bus Pass

One of the cheapest ways to travel across Japan to places like Kyoto, Tokyo or Osaka, Willer Express has a great network of budget buses, including overnight buses. Take a look at their options before booking an expensive bullet train or flight.

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

4 Japan Bus Options That Won't Break the Bank

While traveling Japan by train is a snap, it can put a hole in your pocketbook after a while. Here are four popular bus options—both for tours and travel—that can save you money while taking you straight to the heart of Japan.

Super Cheap Japan's Top 10 Fall Color Spots

Want to know the best, cheapest spots for fall colors in Japan?

Homemade Cosplaying Accessories for Only ¥100

With just a couple of ¥100 coins and some creativity, you can make your cosplay accessories out of items from a ¥100 shop!

How To Explore Kyoto on a Student Budget

If you think Kyoto is too expensive, just ask students for secret tips to help you get going on an adventure to this ancient city that truly depicts Japan's culture, tradition and history.

Hakone Free Pass

If you're into hot springs, we've got details on the hottest discount ticket to Hakone!

Kyoto All-Day City Bus Pass

Travel throughout Kyoto is a lot easier with this super-cheap bus pass!

Take a Kanazawa Side-Trip for Just ¥390

For expert JR users, there's a way to take a round-trip between Osaka and Tokyo and add Kanazawa to your tour for just ¥390 (about US$3.46). Here's how.

Top 7 Electronic Gadgets from the ¥100 Store

Save both time and money with these amazing gadgets for ¥100!

Super Cheap Japan's Top Fall Spots in Tohoku

Places in Tohoku can be quite spread out, so if you're traveling through a number of spots in the area, a train pass or bus pass is your best bet.

7 Nifty Knick-Knacks to Keep Around the House

Once again, Japan’s ¥100 shops prove that they're truly on the next level.

8 Ways to Do Personal Hygiene at the ¥100 Shop

You can do plenty of personal hygiene at the ¥100 shop. But while most cheapo products in Japan hold up pretty well, ¥100 hygiene tends to come with a few trade-offs.

Tenjin-san Flea Market

If you're visiting Kyoto around the 25th of any month, be sure to stop by one of the largest shrine markets in the Kansai area and get yourself a souvenir! You'll be surprised at what's in store for you!

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