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!
Finally we reach the “grand finale” of our Hokkaido road trip, the vibrant flower farms of Central Hokkaido.
First day of our road trip proper, leaving the “hustle and bustle” of Sapporo city for the “Hokkaido wilderness”.