Sneak peak inside the new book

There it is! The new book delivered ūüėÄ Now that everything is ready, my new travel book is ready to release on 22nd September. The brand new Super Cheap Japan book is the ultimate budget travel guide to Japan, full of the most useful, up-to-date information for a cheap holiday in Japan. With extensive tax-freeContinue reading “Sneak peak inside the new book”

New book coming soon! Get the latest info

I have been working super hard on a super awesome new book for everyone ūüėÄ It will be called Super Cheap Japan:¬†Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas. I hope to have it released around September time! For more info see the book page and be sure to join us onContinue reading “New book coming soon! Get the latest info”

Takamatsu

While Takamatsu (ťęėśĚĺ)¬†is sometimes missed out of an average persons Shikoku trip, it has a few things to keep visitors occupied for a day or so. A well done Japanese garden away from the crowds of other cities, good shopping and small castle grounds are a nice way to kill a bit of time. InContinue reading “Takamatsu”

Shimanami Kaido – cycle across Japan’s forgotten islands

The Shimanami Kaido („Āó„Āĺ„Ā™„ĀŅśĶ∑ťĀď) is an increasingly popular, but still relatively quiet cycling route across the islands connecting the Chugoku region near Hiroshima and Shikoku. The 60 kilometre route has been designed for cyclists in mind and the temperate climates helps to make the ride enjoyable and not too physically tough. Along the way thereContinue reading “Shimanami Kaido – cycle across Japan’s forgotten islands”

Quick Japan – Main Tourist Spots in 1 Week

A guide to the main hot spots in Japan, all in just a week! Because of Japan’s excellent transportation, it is possible to see quite a lot in a week. ¬†You could use either the Japan Rail Pass or Japan Bus Pass, but because your time is really tight, the¬†Japan Rail Pass¬†is probably best. ¬†ThisContinue reading “Quick Japan – Main Tourist Spots in 1 Week”

Osaka and Around Kansai in 1-2 Weeks

While¬†Tokyo¬†and the surrounding areas are great, a holiday down south around Kyoto¬†and¬†Osaka¬†has its own charm and delights. This itinerary uses a few bus/train passes for each tourist area, so you probably don’t need a¬†¬†Japan Rail Pass¬†or ¬†Japan Bus Pass. ¬†For long distances use a night bus. Cost: 120,000 yen – 140,000 yen per person DayContinue reading “Osaka and Around Kansai in 1-2 Weeks”

Tokyo and Kanto in 1-2 Weeks

There is so much to do around¬†Tokyo¬†in a few weeks, it really is a city of cities. There is probably no need to buy a ¬†Japan Rail Pass¬†or Japan Bus Pass, but make use of the special passes for most of the areas. ¬†If you have less than 2 weeks, just cut out the placesContinue reading “Tokyo and Kanto in 1-2 Weeks”

Getting Away From The Big Cities – Japanese Alps in 1-2 Weeks

Want to get away from the big cities like¬†Tokyo¬†and¬†Osaka? Try this itinerary! ¬†It will take 1-2 weeks, depending on how much hiking and/or snowboarding or skiing you want to do. ¬†This guide is therefore showing just our recommended route. As there are so many different bus companies and train companies, you probably don’t need a¬†JapanContinue reading “Getting Away From The Big Cities – Japanese Alps in 1-2 Weeks”

Japan’s Main Spots in 2 Weeks

2 weeks is a good amount of time to see what Japan has to offer in terms of culture, tradition and history. This could be done with either the more expensive but faster¬†Japan Rail Pass¬†or the cheaper¬†Japan Bus Pass.¬† Go for the¬†Japan Bus Pass¬†if you don’t mind a few night buses and slow trains. IfContinue reading “Japan’s Main Spots in 2 Weeks”

Nikko

One of Japan’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Nikko is a great way to spend a few days away from Tokyo. It’s a town full of temples, shrines, waterfall and lakes. ¬†In other words, lots of cheap touristy things to do! Excellent English language signage and maps. Budget travel tips The cost of buses andContinue reading “Nikko”