Super Cheap New Zealand is out now!

After months and months of writing, editing and getting it out to the bookstores, my latest book, Super Cheap New Zealand, is finally out! It’s the ultimate companion for a budget holiday in Middle Earth. It’s my fourth book, and I hope it continues my success as a self-published author. It’s challenging doing it allContinue reading “Super Cheap New Zealand is out now!”

Announcing Super Cheap New Zealand!

Delighted to announce that my New Zealand travel guide, Super Cheap New Zealand, is set for release on September 25th! What do you think of the cover? Please let me know on Facebook! It’s been an incredible ride making it, but I’m so happy with the result. Like my best-selling Japan book, it’ll be aContinue reading “Announcing Super Cheap New Zealand!”

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!”

7 ways the new Tokyo book from Super Cheap Japan will save you loads

Traveling to Tokyo soon and looking for a travel guide? Super Cheap Tokyo is your perfect companion! It will show you where, when and how to save when traveling in Tokyo and the surrounding Kanto region. I’ve worked super hard to make it into the ultimate guidebook! Here is what’s included to make your holidayContinue reading “7 ways the new Tokyo book from Super Cheap Japan will save you loads”

Super Cheap Tokyo guidebook out now!

I’m delighted to announce that Super Cheap Tokyo, the new book from Super Cheap Japan, is out now! It took me a lot of work to do, but I think I’ve finally come up with the perfect guide for traveling in the capital on a budget. It’s available now on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.co.jp and allContinue reading “Super Cheap Tokyo guidebook out now!”

Free tour guides in Osaka

Thought Osaka is just a concrete jungle? Getting a guide to show your around is a great way to really get to know this city and its surrounds. Even better if they are free! Foreigner Guides Net Osaka This group are able to offer guides in various languages and can take you anywhere you want.Continue reading “Free tour guides in Osaka”

Free Tour Guides in Tokyo

Tokyo is a big city, a really big city. A tour guide can help new visitors to get around the maze of areas that make people call Tokyo a “city of cities”. Capital Tokyo West (CTW) SGG Focusing on western areas of Tokyo such as Shinjuku, Shibuya and Harajuku, this is a great tour group for any kind of visitor.Continue reading “Free Tour Guides in Tokyo”

Free Tour Guides in Nara

Nara has lots to offer and many tourists spend just a day or two here, so a guide can be super helpful. Here are some good services to use: Nara Student Guide Eager students from local universities can also take you around Nara. One-day tours of the major tourist areas and World Heritage sites offered. OfficialContinue reading “Free Tour Guides in Nara”

Free Tour Guides in Kyoto

Kyoto is one of Japan’s best cities to visit, but with all the great shrines and temples it can be a bit confusing. Which ones are best? How do I find out about the histories and beliefs behind them? There are so many ways in which a volunteer travel guide can help. Sakura Volunteer GuideContinue reading “Free Tour Guides in Kyoto”

Top 5 Free Tour Guide Services in Japan

Just about to book that expensive tour guide to show you around Japan? No need! There are hundreds of FREE volunteer guides in Japan. Here are our top groups and organisations: Goodwill Guides The official, national organisation for free guides in Japan. The volunteers are Japanese people who want use their foreign language skills toContinue reading “Top 5 Free Tour Guide Services in Japan”

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”

Kamakura

Kamakura (鎌倉) makes for a great day trip from Tokyo, and when combined with the Enoshima Kamakura Freepass is a really cheap way to see a more traditional area. Kamakura is full of interesting shrines, great Autumn colour and cherry blossom areas, and a huge Buddha! Top tips Try to just do places in the Enoshima KamakuraContinue reading “Kamakura”