Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas by Matthew BaxterSuper Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas by Matthew Baxter

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas

byMatthew BaxterIllustratorLuis LiraPhotographed byMiles Root

Paperback | September 22, 2017

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Super Cheap Japan 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-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit. Unlike other guides, this book shows you exactly how, where and when you can save money. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy inexpensive hikes in Nikko, or visit Kyoto’s beautiful shrines and gardens on the cheap; all with this super helpful guide.

Inside the Super Cheap Japan guide book:

  • Budget food - eat for only a few dollars with comprehensive listings of low-cost restaurants, takeouts, supermarkets and more

  • Budget shopping - 100 yen ($1) shops, free sample hotspots, tax-free shopping, discount passes and coupons

  • Color maps for budget travelers, making it super easy to get around

  • Highlights and itineraries based on discount train or bus passes, so you can keep your wallet happy while still having an amazing holiday

  • Train and bus passes - local, regional and national passes, and info on how to use them for additional savings at tourist hotspots

  • Hidden treasures - walking and cycling routes to cut down on train fares, cheap side trips and free alternatives to crowded, overpriced spots

  • Essential help for budget travelers - expert travel tips, free tours, simple to understand directions, translations for places that don’t have English support

  • Cheap accommodation - the best and cheapest capsule hotels, net cafes, overnight spas, hostels, campsites and more

  • Guides to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Miyajima, Himeji Castle, Kobe, Yokohama, Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, Kansai, Kanto, as well as great off-the-beaten-track places nearby

This book is perfect for backpackers, budget travelers, families on a tight budget, students and those who are new to Japan. Get the most out of this amazing country, without burning a hole in your wallet!

Matthew Baxter is a travel author living in Tokyo, the heart of Japan. Having traveled across the country for several years, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel in the Land of the Rising Sun. He now writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the Japan National Tourist As...
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Title:Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding AreasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:September 22, 2017Publisher:Super Cheap JapanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1999810007

ISBN - 13:9781999810009

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Table of Contents

Welcome to Japan
How to save on your holiday with this book
Travel costs
When to go to Japan
National passes and itineraries
Tax-free shopping
Free festivals
Cherry blossom viewing
Japanese for budget travelers
Tokyo
Discount transportation passes
Tokyo Budget Accommodation
Shinjuku
Shibuya
Harajuku
Koenji
Kichijoji
Meguro and Ebisu
Shimo-Kitazawa
Ueno
Imperial Palace area
Asakusa
Akihabara
Ryogoku
Odaiba
Mount Takao
Todoroki Valley
Sugamo
Kanto region: around Tokyo
Discount pass: JR Tokyo Wide Pass
Yokohama
Nikko
Mount Fuji
Hakone
Kamakura
Kawagoe
Omiya and Bonsai Village
Kyoto
Discount pass: Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass
Kyoto Budget Accommodation
Kyoto city center and around Kyoto station
Walk and save: Philosopher's Walk
Kinkaku-ji and surrounding temples
Kiyomizu-dera
Fushimi Inari Taisha
Nijo Castle
Gion
Arashiyama
Kawaramachi Shopping District
Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shrines
Osaka
Discount transportation passes
Osaka Budget Accommodation
Namba
Shinsekai
Minoo Park
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Umeda
Osaka Castle
Around Kyoto and Osaka
Discount passes
Nara
Kobe
Uji
Ise Grand Shrine
Koyasan
West of Kyoto and Osaka
Discount pass: Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass
Hiroshima
Miyajima
Himeji
Okayama
Kurashiki
Bitchu-Takahashi
Shimanami Kaido