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The 6th annual Roppongi Art Night is taking place April 25-26. http://buff.ly/1yPbECj
In only it’s 6th year, Roppongi Art Night has already become one of the major art events in Tokyo with an astounding 830,000 people joining in last year’s event. The all night and most of the following day event features […]
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Cheapo Weekend for Apr 25-26: Roppongi Art Night, Western Art Museum's free admission day & the Thai Songkran fest
It’s a good weekend for artists and art lovers. We recommend flocking to Roppongi with the other 830,000+ like-minded admirers for the 6th annual Roppongi Art Night. And when we say ‘art night’, we mean ‘ALL night’. It’s modeled after […]
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Listen to Kevin at the Just Japan Podcast interviewing Tokyo Cheapo co-founder Greg Lane about the origins of the site, how the site is run and what's in store with the current crowdfunding campaign.
In Episode 61 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Greg Lane, cofounder of the site TokyoCheapo.com. Tokyo Cheapo busts the myth that everything about visiting or living in Tokyo i...
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Get to know Grigoris Miliaresis: Tokyo Cheapo writer and Japanese culture guru http://buff.ly/1Q9NoAw Gri
Get to know Grigoris, resident cheapo and expert on all things traditional. His love and super knowledge of the Japanese culture brings much appreciated and highly valuable insider tips and tricks on getting the ‘real Japanese experience’. He’s to thank […]
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May your cheapo weekend for Apr 18-19 be filled with horseback archery, Earth Day events and the Oedo antique market.
This weekend, see the samurai spirit come to life during the week-long Kamakura Festival that culminates in an awe-inspiring display of horseback archery (or yabusame) on Sunday, April 19 starting at 1:00 pm. But if you’re not interested in straying too […]
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The laser cats are back with a vengeance! Support our crowdfunding campaign on Publishizer for the Cheapo's Guide to Tokyo E-book!
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Think Tokyo is Expensive? Think again. Our guide will let you have fun and give you amazing experiences while saving money on your next (or first) trip to the world's largest metropolis.
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5 flower festivals near Tokyo to see before you die.
Sakura may be Japan’s most famous blossoms, but that doesn’t mean its other blossoms should be overlooked! Many places in Japan come alive with color during springtime, and different festivals are held to celebrate the beauty of the flowers. Here […]
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5 top Tokyo camping spots with stunning views. http://buff.ly/1bsaO4v
When people mention Japan, you think about the Penis Festivals and conveyor belt sushi restaurants, or how it is an anime fanatic’s paradise. What you probably don’t know is that camping is actually a very popular pastime, even in one […]
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Try Hoppy—the downtown drink with post-war roots. http://buff.ly/1Hby1VF via Tokyo Weekender
This post was originally written by Charles Lewis on Tokyo Weekender. An ode to one of the city’s old school tipples, with more than a bit of history on the side. Living around Tokyo has its advantages: easy access to culture, entertainment and business, […]
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World adventurers' top Tokyo tips http://buff.ly/1OJxmvv
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When planning an overseas trip, you can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information available to you about accommodation, food, activities, and transportation.  Whether in print or electronic form, somebody is bound to have their own opinion on […]
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5 bloggers share their top Tokyo tips.
When planning an overseas trip, you can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information available to you about accommodation, food, activities, and transportation.  Whether in print or electronic form, somebody is bound to have their own opinion on […]
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Wanna actually buy some fish at Tsukiji Market? Here are a few tips from pro buyer Hirobumi Morita.
On a recent trip to Tsukiji Market tagging along with Only in Japan, we had an opportunity to interview Hirobumi Morita. A pro buyer at the market and now a part of Tsukiji Sushi Workshop. Tokyo Cheapo: How long have […]
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Tokyo Cheapo is a guide for both travelers and residents on doing things on the cheap in Tokyo.
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We're here to dispel the myth of Tokyo being just a place filled with hideously expensive, strangely shaped fruit. If you're looking for places to stay, things to eat or things to do without torturing your wallet, we're here to help.