How Much Does it Cost to Go to Japan?

Asakusa temple in Tokyo

If you plan on travelling to Japan for the first question most people ask is how much does it cost to go to Japan? There’s a big misconception that Japan is expensive, but I didn’t find it to be that much more expensive than other major cities I’ve visited. There are plenty of ways to save…

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Is The JR Pass Worth it?

Japan Rail Pass

**I’ve been bombarded with questions about the JR Pass and I don’t have time to reply to everyone. As a result, I’ve disabled comments. If you read this entire post, I make it pretty clear on how to know if a JR Pass is worth it. Just run your route through hyperdia.com and compare the…

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Tokyo on a Budget

Stay outside of the major areas to save money

Tokyo has this reputation of being an expensive place ato visit, but you’ll be surprised to learn that Tokyo on a budget is possible. If you’ve decided to make Tokyo your next destination, you won’t be disappointed. However, I warn you now, visit once and you’ll immediately wonder when you’ll be back. It’s not the neon…

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Airbnb in Japan: Tokyo and Kyoto

Airbnb in Japan

With hotels being notoriously expensive, it’s no surprise that Airbnb in Japan has become very popular. That being said, there are plenty of cheap hotels in Tokyo, but where should you stay? No matter what city you’re in, accommodations can be found everywhere, but narrowing down the choices can be tough. I’ve highlighted some popular spots…

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Japan Travel Blog: Endless Discovery

Japan is a country like no other. Tokyo is a fast paced city that’s ahead of the times, while the monuments of ancient Kyoto bring you back 100s of years. If you were to ask any traveller, I’m sure Japan would be on their must see list, yet many have yet to make the journey to the land of the…

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