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So you think you don’t need cash when you come to Tokyo? If Tokyo was the city from Blade Runner and the replicants were real, they’d be walking around with big wads of cash in their wallets. While it is […]
Most of the time, being a ‘cheapo’ means making some sacrifices. When you book that budget hostel, you’re never quite sure what you’re getting yourself into. Sure you can save some cash by couchsurfing or booking that 10-person dorm room […]
If you have lived in Japan for any extended period, you obviously need to get money in and out of the country at an affordable rate, and look at different banking options. However, one problem is that many banks won’t […]
Finding a job in Tokyo was rough being fresh off the boat and not knowing a lot of Japanese. I was that foreigner at every McDonald’s holding up the line pointing and grunting at the menu. It didn’t exactly give […]