Asia

Going Broke in Kyoto – 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Going Broke in Kyoto – 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Before I departed for Japan, everyone I knew who had been before made sure to mention to me that it was expensive. I brushed them off because CLEARLY they had no idea how frugal I am, and how obsessed I am with saving while traveling. […]

Exploring Just a Handful of Tokyo’s Districts

Exploring Just a Handful of Tokyo’s Districts

Tokyo has a whopping 47 districts (prefectures), 23 special wards, and over 1,000 train stations located within! We were only in Japan for one week with roughly 5 days in Tokyo, so we had to choose the districts we wanted to explore wisely. Luckily, with […]

Stimulation Overload in Tokyo – 9 Do’s and Don’ts

Stimulation Overload in Tokyo – 9 Do’s and Don’ts

The first Tokyo scenery we witnessed when David and I hopped off of the airport bus was a wall of neon signs and billboards, advertising for us to come gamble, eat ramen, or play video games. “Wow,” I said aloud. After the longest flight of […]

How I Scored the Best Flight Deal Ever

How I Scored the Best Flight Deal Ever

How I snagged a round trip flight from St. Louis -> Tokyo for under $1,000.