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Hakuba is Japan's best ski resort for budget travellers. Here is how to save a bunch on money: http://www.supercheapjapan.com/hakuba/ 
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For some reason completely unknown to most tourists, including Japanese tourists, Bitchu-Takahashi (備中高梁) presented one of the most surprising castles we have ever visited. After visiting nearby cities and towns such as Okayama and Kurashiki,…
For some reason completely unknown to most tourists, including Japanese tourists, Bitchu-Takahashi (備中高梁) presented one of the most surprising castles we have ever visited. After visiting nearby cities and towns such as Okayama and Kurashiki, Bitchu-Takahashi was a breath of fresh air. It’s an average town, but with a scattering of fascinating and traditional relics …
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25+ of the best hot springs in Japan for budget travelers to Japan!
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Finland has saunas and Japan has hot springs. Called onsen (温泉) in Japanese, visitors should try it at least once. Even if you will probably be naked!
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Planning a spring or summer trip to Japan? Mount Daisen is the highest mountain in the region and super popular.
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Mount Daisen (大山) is a volcanic mountain in the Chugoku region with amazing views over the northern mountains from 1,729 metres above sea level. This makes it the highest in the region, so it has a lot of significance to Japanese people. The mountain is therefore dotted with stunning shrines and temples, and has become …
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Check out our new budget travel guide for the beautiful region of Tohoku
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Visit one of Japan's most beautiful, and least visited, free shrines at Kotohira
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Kotohira-gu Shrine (金刀比羅宮), also known as Konpira-san, is one of Shikoku’s top shrines, and a worthwhile side trip from Marugame. There is a bit of mystery behind it’s exact founding date, but it is known to have been a focal point for centuries. It is the head shrine many in the region, and therefore could be …
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Get out of the big city of #Osaka and into nature for only a few bucks on the train at Minoo Park http://www.supercheapjapan.com/minor-park/
Minoo Park (箕面公園) is a popular day drip from Osaka, a great place to go hiking or enjoy some local food and buy some souvenirs. It is what Mount Takao is to Tokyo, a very accessible and inexpensive to access hiking area, with all sorts of hiking routes for all sorts of difficulty. Most people take the …
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Almost a secret! Why this stunning mountain-top castle in the heart of Japan is so quiet I don't know http://www.supercheapjapan.com/bitchu-takahashi/
For some reason completely unknown to most tourists, including Japanese tourists, Bitchu-Takahashi (備中高梁) presented one of the most surprising castles we have ever visited. After visiting nearby cities and towns such as Okayama and Kurashiki, Bitchu-Takahashi was a breath of fresh air. It’s an average town, but with a scattering of fascinating and traditional relics …
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See the life of Edo period merchants in historic Kurashiki, for free of course!
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Kurashiki (倉敷) is a historic town near Okayama known for its merchant past and old-fashioned canal, which dates back to the Edo period. The area has some interesting museum, cafes and restaurants to experience, most of which are housed in tastefully converted merchant buildings. A lovely place to spend a relaxing day, just strolling around and …
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We had a great time at the sand dunes in Tottoro, and put together some great budget travel tips!
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Tottori (鳥取) is the most popular city in northern Chugoku, best known for its sand dunes (the largest in Japan) and associated sand museum. Budget travel tips Pick up a Look Kirinjishi Bus pass from the train station Tourist Information Center, which takes visitors to all the main tourist spots. Available on weekends, national holidays …
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Visit the Ogre Caves and chill out on the beach on the cheap in Megijima, Shikoku
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The best Shikoku island for budget travellers, Megijima (女木島) has beaches, caves and art on offer. The Ogre Island, as it is also called due to the ogre legends in the caves, has something for all tastes. Go off to nearby Ogijima as well if you have time. Budget travel tips If you get an early morning ferry, …
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See the amazing whirlpools of Naruto on the cheap
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Naruto (鳴門) is Shikoku’s premier tourist spot, world famous for its whirlpools that bring in tourists from all across the globe. While it may seem like a tourist trap, it is far from that and always included in any good Shikoku itinerary. Budget travel tip When buying the tickets for your cruise, ask about discount …
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A guide to getting the most out of Japan without burning all your money away.  Great for backpackers, tourists, ex-pats and students.