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I noticed the first snow of the season on the alps near us this week. Winter is fast approaching and while that does mean cold, there are some definite positives to travelling in Japan during this season, such as the aforementioned snow either to ski on or admire, illuminations and light ups go ...more...
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Hakone is a really nice area in Kanagawa prefecture and is perfect for a daytrip from Tokyo. For sure, you can go there every time around the year, but every season has its special atmosphere and highlights. Now, with October ending, let us take a look how to spend a wonderful day in Hakone in au...more...
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When it comes to my favorite way to vacation, I'd have to say that relaxing at a ryokan is up there at the top. Great food, pleasant accommodation, and best of all - onsen facilities! My most-loved ryokan experience in Japan so far was one with a brilliant view of Mount Fuji - it was one of those...more...
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WATCH THE VIDEO OF OUR TRIP HERE! (Coming soon) If you wondering where to start searching outside of Tokyo, visiting Yokohama and Kamakura is a must. It is only about an hour long train ride to get from the city, and yet you feel as if you have escaped somewhere even further.  So myself, boyfri...more...
1|imageslimHayden MurphyLV.44 109 1
The city of Yokosuka, Kanagawa has a long history as a navy town. The Tokugawa Shogunate began developing military facilities here in the 1860's, and the Meiji government continued the project until Yokosuka was home to a major naval base. Since WWII most of the ships in port have been US Navy v...more...
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We’ve all eaten instant noodles at some point. It’s cheap, easy and delicious. But do you know the story behind one of the most iconic food products in modern history? We didn't, so my partner Shiori and I went to Yokohama to find out!At the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama, you’ll get to learn the...more...
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Hakone: Back in Time but Not So Far AwayLocated just southwest of Tokyo, Hakone is one of the most popular hot springs resorts in Japan. The reasons for this are obvious: the volcanic activity in the area creates natural hot springs, while the mountainous terrain allows for beautiful hiking trail...more...
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The mere mention of Kamakura and Enoshima evokes images of ancient towns, temples and shrines, and the renowned beauty of the Shonan Coast. Every season the region attracts visitors from all over Japan and the world. The best way to enjoy the scenic beauty of the area is to take the Enoden Railwa...more...
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Hakone is a popular travel destination that is located close to Tokyo. When most people think of Hakone, hot springs comes to mind. But did you know you can find a hidden gem of a spot located within the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park? Get off the beaten path and visit the Pola Museum of Art. En...more...
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Last year on Sunday, April 4th along with a travel group, I attended the world-famous Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus).  Also known as the Penis Festival, this celebration of fertility happens the first Sunday of April every year at the Kanayama Jinja Shrine, which houses the Grea...more...