Announcing Taiwanna Travel

Are you also planning to visit Taiwan on your travels? It’s an amazing place, with fascinating culture and delicious food like in Japan, but most importantly it’s much cheaper! I’ve just launched my new site, called Taiwanna Travel. It’s full of super useful guides for the best places in Taiwan. Check out this new TaiwanContinue reading “Announcing Taiwanna Travel”

Trying out the Japan Wireless wifi box

Recently Japan Wireless got in touch with me, and wondered if I’d like to try out their popular wifi box. Always looking for a deal, I thought I’d give it a go! I have always been a sceptic of these devices, worried that they might be unnecessary and expensive, but I was pleasantly surprised withContinue reading “Trying out the Japan Wireless wifi box”

Enjoy a super cheap trip to Honshu this winter

Guest post by John Blagys (Hakuba.com) Japan is a powder paradise and while the resorts in Hokkaido may have caught the world’s eye, you don’t have to leave Honshu to chase your powder dreams. Here are 4 resorts that you can visit on the Super Cheap and all easily accessible from Tokyo. The Hakuba Valley,Continue reading “Enjoy a super cheap trip to Honshu this winter”

Japan Autumn leaves forecast for 2019

Autumn is one of the best times to come to Japan. Unlike the week or two that each area has cherry blossoms in full bloom, the autumn leaves stay bright for longer. It makes traveling much easier as you don’t have to worry too much about leaves changing sooner or later if the weather makesContinue reading “Japan Autumn leaves forecast for 2019”

Japan Australia reviews Super Cheap Hokkaido

Another review is in for Super Cheap Hokkaido! This time John at well-known blog Japan Australia has written a review of the book. Please have a read and share with your friends 🙂 I currently have a few deals on for my Japan guidebooks, so please have a look at my guidebooks page to seeContinue reading “Japan Australia reviews Super Cheap Hokkaido”

Another review out for Super Cheap Hokkaido!

Ann, a well-known social media influencer over at Petite Diaries, has just posted her review of my new book, Super Cheap Hokkaido. It’s always amazing when people like Ann take the time to review a book of yours, so it made my day to see it! Please check out Ann’s review here and help outContinue reading “Another review out for Super Cheap Hokkaido!”

Super Cheap Japan featured again on YouTube!

So happy to see that good friend Ernest Keung has featured me in his latest video. He interviewed me about my books, plus we chatted about ways to travel in Japan on the cheap. It was lots of fun talking about Super Cheap Hokkaido and my other guidebooks, as well as bickering over our favoriteContinue reading “Super Cheap Japan featured again on YouTube!”

Exploring Hakodate on the cheap with a tram pass

In preparation for the release of my new book, Super Cheap Hokkaido, I went to Hakodate to see what all the fuss was about! Located to the south of Hokkaido, it’s a port town well known for its foreign influences, fish market and easy-to-use tram system. With a one-day tram pass only costing 600 yen,Continue reading “Exploring Hakodate on the cheap with a tram pass”

Super Cheap Hokkaido out now!

My awesome budget travel guide for Hokkaido is finally out! Also visiting Hokkaido or just going there for the winter? This is your perfect travel companion! There is simply no other guide that will show you how, where and when to travel in Hokkaido on a budget. Read a free sample and get yourself aContinue reading “Super Cheap Hokkaido out now!”

Exploring Kawayu Onsen – Hokkaido’s best hot spring town?

As part of my research for my new Hokkaido travel book, Super Cheap Hokkaido, I went to a hot spring town that I had been hoping to visit for a long time, Kawayu Onsen. On the eastern side of Hokkaido, it’s pretty much away from where most tourists will go, but could still be consideredContinue reading “Exploring Kawayu Onsen – Hokkaido’s best hot spring town?”

Latest Japan cherry blossom forecast 2019

According to the Japan Weather Association forecasts, the cherry blossoms are expected to bloom a bit earlier than usual in 2019. In Tokyo they are now expected to open around March 22nd. Be sure to check out our guidebooks for where to go on a budget any time of the year. Remember that the cherryContinue reading “Latest Japan cherry blossom forecast 2019”