Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who has lived most of his life in Tokyo, Japan. Specializing in budget travel, he is the author of "Super Cheap Japan," the ultimate guidebook for economic travels in the country. He is also completely addicted to CoCo Ichiban Curry House.
Venture to some decidedly "untouristy" spots in Japan with these recommendations for unique — and still affordable — overnight options.
With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.