Traveling to Japan on a Budget Part 2: Food, Money, and Airfare

Interested in going to Japan? Want to go without spending too much? In Part 2, we cover food, currency issues, and airfare.


In this episode of Otaku Drive Time, the cast looks at food in Japan. They talk about the quality of fast food, including some differences between the Japanese and American versions of various fast food chains as well as some great Japanese food you can find at insanely low prices. They recount stories of gashapon-dispensing sushi restaurants, liquid pancakes from vending machines, and convenience stores. Moving on they talk about how to exchange your money, where to do it, the best practices of doing it, and what not to do. Lastly, they talk briefly about affordable airfare getting there and back.