Travelling Tokyo on a Tight Budget

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Some think traveling Tokyo on a tight budget is impossible. While traveling in a country’s largest city is almost always more expensive than the rest of the country, the opposite may be true in Tokyo. Accommodation can be slightly more expensive, but the availability of cheap food and free sightseeing make all the difference.

After three trips to the country, I’ve estimated that you can travel well around Japan on $70 a day. Tokyo should come out cheaper as this number is skewed slightly because it includes intercity rail pass usage. But besides that point, Tokyo can still be cheaper than you thought. Here’s how to travel Tokyo on a Tight Budget...