Announcing the August Matsuri, Frugal Tips for Living in Japan

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Posted by jamie | Posted in -Featured- | Posted on 05-08-2009

After last months astonishing matsuri hosted by Gakuranman on whats weird about Japan, I’d like this month to be a little more practical. It will be hard to beat what has been described as “the best matsuri, ever”, but let’s give it a go.

This month, I’d like us all to share our best frugal tips for living here in Japan. Those living here for the long term, please share a little of your insiders info and elite advice! If you’re not currently living in Japan and hence have no idea where the cheapest ramen place ever is located, please don’t feel left out though – you can still enter the matsuri with more general frugal tips that you think might also be applicable here in Japan.

So there it is. The only rule is try to stay away from writing about budgeting, as that was covered by a previous matsuri hosted by Tune In Tokyo, and as ever pictures are appreciated. You can enter through the blog carnival submission widget thing, by leaving a comment on this post, or by mailing me directly. Deadline is August 25th! Let’s doing happy useful blog carnival tip giving Japan!

Comments (24)

Sounds like this will be a very useful matsuri!

Note to newbies: For background info and a list of previous blog carnivals, see the Japan Blog Matsuri FAQ.

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sounds good frugalista. obviously a relevant theme for this site. i better start thinking…
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Finished my entry http://headingforjapan.wordpress.com/2009/08/09/moving-things-are-naturally-cheaper/ great topic, I think this is going to be a great matsuri month.
.-= Will´s last blog ..Moving Things Are Naturally Cheaper In Japan =-.

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Took me a while but here’s my entry:

http://wrightak.blogspot.com/2009/08/whats-point.html

Hope people find it helpful!
.-= wrightak´s last blog ..What’s the point? =-.

First time poster, longtime Japan resident! Wrote a little post on the things that help me trim down my spending… take a peek!

http://madsilence.wordpress.com/2009/08/26/japan-blog-matsuri-frugalista-japan/
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fast foods are of course very popular these days because the price is cheap and there are lots of menu to choose from _

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