A lot for a little #1 – Hanami: have a picnic under blossoming Sakura in Tokyo spring

Welcome to the A lot for a little series! Here I’ll post reviews and ideas of things to do in Tokyo and Japan that are fulfilling and not necessarily expensive, in true frugal fashion. Early April is Sakura blossoming season in Japan, and the Japanese have a tradition of going on hanami 花見, literally “flower …

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Hello, frugal world!

I’m a twenty-something expatriate living currently in Japan. I aim to disprove any misconceptions one may have regarding one aspect of living here: that it is impossible to save any money or live frugally because of the high cost of living. I certainly do, and aim to show you, practically how to do it. Having …

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