Tokyo is famous for being one of the most expensive cities on the planet. However, that shouldn’t be as much of an issue for American travelers headed to the Japanese capital in 2015 because the dollar is at a seven-year high against the yen. Whether you navigate the neon-lit streetscapes of Akihabara or head out of town to climb Mount Fuji, a Japanese getaway has rarely been this affordable.
- 2,000 yen bottle of wine Cost in March 2014: $20 / Cost in March 2015: $16
- 5,000 yen dinner for two Cost in March 2014: $49 / Cost in March 2015: $41
- 15,250 yen hotel room Cost in March 2014: $150 / Cost in March 2015: $126