Since it’s Mothers’ Day here is the long delayed trip report of my visit to Hakone with Mummy dearest back in 2015. As you know I dislike this sort of typical tourist itinerary, but it is a good place to bring the old folks and first-timers to Japan.
For the jaded tourist- A good mix of culture and cafe-hopping in an uncrowded area of Tokyo.
Did you know that you can send your bulky luggage within Japan and enjoy a hassle-free journey on public transport? I use it most often to send my snowboard bag to and from the airport. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of this magical Japanese invention.
Trip reports and budgeting for a 3-night stay in Tokyo with a 1 night side trip to a hot springs area.
Girlie trip with mummy dearest!
Baffled at the numerous ski resorts in Japan? Just because you have “heard of it” does not make it the right choice for you. Here are some things to think about before picking a ski resort in Japan.
A small family-run inn in Nozawa-onsen with shared toilets/bath, tatami rooms and in-room wifi. Great location midway between the main street shops and eateries (200m downhill) and the Nagasaka gondola (200m uphill).