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Soak in These 5 Uniquely Interesting Baths at a Spa Resort in Hakone

Enjoying a Japanese bath is one of the most unique experiences you can have in your life. Though it can be intimidating at first, it can also be very addictive, relaxing, and healing after a while. There are several bath guides, tips, and pointers which guests need to understand and follow before dipping in. With…

Let Your Inner Child Enjoy The Museum of the Little Prince in Hakone

Hakone’s natural beauty and cultural attractions make it an ideal destination for many travellers in Japan. One place that attracts many people is ‘The Museum of the Little Prince’ which is a tribute to the late Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a French writer, aristocrat, poet, journalist, and pioneering aviator. It is situated in a small French…

Venetian Glass Museum: Enjoy a Romantic Italian Art Experience in Hakone!

The Venetian Glass Museum in Hakone is a museum, shop, and cafe in one. It features Italian buildings in nature with a large strolling garden. It exhibits 100 antique Venetian glass and some modern art forms of making glass. The museum also offers classes on glass art as well as a dress-up service for that…

The Hakone Open-Air Museum Is More Than Art – It’s an Adventure!

Hakone Open Air Museum is an elaborate sculpture garden which opened in 1969. It stretches over an area of more than 70,000 square meters and is regarded as the first open-air art museum in Japan. It is located in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park where it showcases a mixture of nature and art together. travellingcam.wordpress.com/ The Outer…

Cruise Around Lake Ashinoko and Embrace the Beauty of Mt Fuji

Lake Ashi or Ashinoko Lake is a crater lake lying along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mount Hakone. This is the reason why it is also called “Hakone Lake.” The fact that it has great views of Mt. Fuji makes it a popular destination for a number of pleasure boats and ferries. It…

Enjoy Art and Nature Together at the Uniquely Beautiful Pola Museum of Art

Pola Museum of Art was opened in 2002 by the Pola cosmetics group, a cosmetics company specializing in products related to skincare and fragrances. The main objective of the museum is to showcase about 9,500 works of art acquired by the former head of the Pola cosmetics group. kehoe.com.au/ Features of the Museum tabiulala.com/ The…

6 Museums Worth Visiting When in Hakone Area

Hakone, an area close to the mount Fuji less than 100 km from Tokyo has been famous as a tourist spot because of its natural beauty. Hakone hot springs and lake Ashi are the most popular destinations for the visitors. But actually, besides natural beauty there are many interesting museums around this area. These art…

“Hakone Kowakien Yunessun” hot springs amusement park

In the mountains of Hakone, an hour away from Tokyo, there is an extremely popular hot spring theme park. Hakone Kowakien Yunessun is a large hot spring theme park that is mainly made up of two facilities: Yunessun and Mori-no-yu (Mori hot springs). Yunessun Yunessun is the theme park part of the facilities. Unlike the…

4 Incredible Japanese Spas You Ought To Try!

Just an hour outside of Tokyo, Hakone, lie some popular traditional spas, typically in Yunessun Spa House. Public bathing in an onsen(hot springs) is the best form of relaxation for Japanese people, they soothe in them and give themselves a reward that they deserve. This resort offers an all-body spa treatment, you can even choose…

How About Trying a Chocolate Bath While in Japan This Valentine’s Day 2015?

Hakone Yunessun, an hour away from Tokyo, offers a novel bathing experience that is difficult to match elsewhere. Until recently, the spa offered limited-time-only wine baths and coffee baths. As a Valentine’s limited offer running from from January 13th 2015 to April 5th, 2013, Hakone Yunessun will be offering chocolate bathing. The spa is proudly…