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Money saving tips for Tokyo: Accommodation and sightseeing

Minnasan konnichiwa, We’ve reached the end my money saving tips for Tokyo series. This time, I will share with you how to save on accommodation and sightseeing so you can see more and do more in the capital. [My previous tips include how to save on transportation as well as food and drink.] Saving on accommodation Cheap hotels in bad locations Hotel Maruchu where I … Continue reading Money saving tips for Tokyo: Accommodation and sightseeing

Ooedo Onsen Monogatari

An overnight’s stay at Ooedo Onsen Monogatari

Before planning my trip to Tokyo, I made a note to visit Ooedo Onsen Monogatari and spend a night there. My other plan was to overnight at a cybercafe but chickened out and stayed at a budget hotel instead. The icing on the cake was when I found out that there was an event for my favorite anime/manga Gintama at Ooedo Onsen and that I … Continue reading An overnight’s stay at Ooedo Onsen Monogatari

Stayed Favehotel Wahid Hasyim, Jakarta review

The part I dislike most about travelling is looking for accommodation. I take too much time reading reviews and worrying about bed bugs. I ended up choosing Favehotel Wahid Hasyim (pronounced FAV, not fave as I thought it was) because it has airport transport (at an extra cost). Also, it didn’t look like it had bed bugs. I’m not sure how much extra we had … Continue reading Stayed Favehotel Wahid Hasyim, Jakarta review