Karuizawa

The Top 8 Spots in Karuizawa to Experience the Beauty of Autumn in Japan

Karuizawa-machi in Nagano Prefecture is a popular summer destination because of its cooler weather. The town is considered as a highland resort known for skiing in winter, golf in summer, and shopping all year round. Though more popular in the summer season, Karuizawa is also a perfect autumn destination. If you love the explosion of…

Top 5 Breathtaking Places in Nagano to Enjoy the Autumn Foliage

Japan is known around the world as a country of advanced technology and developed cities. But aside from all its amazing skyscrapers and infrastructures, the country takes pride of its wonderful nature and picture-perfect sceneries. No wonder travelers from around the globe would never dare to forget including Japan on their bucket list! As everyone…

A Brief Intro to Japan’s Legendary Drop of Whisky that’s Worth Every Penny!

Are you a connoisseur of whisky from all around the world? Would you like to learn more about one of Japan’s most intriguing liquors? Let’s take a closer look at why Karuizawa whisky is legendary in Japan and why it is rare and considered priceless. What is Karuizawa whisky? lemontrachetsg.com/ This whiskey is a legend.…

Stay and Relax at the Most Beautiful Resort in Karuizawa

Karuizawa is a resort town that is popular with many tourists for its serene neighborhoods and lush green nature. This place has many nice hotels and resorts, and if you are looking for that romantic and luxurious edge, Hoshinoya Karuizawa is the best option. It has very stylish and advanced facilities that will make your…

See Classic Stories in a Beautiful Forest Setting at Karuizawa Picture Book Museum

Karuizawa is located at the foot of a mountain with a very cool summer climate perfect for relaxation. It has lush natural surroundings with abundant forests and gardens. Nestled in this area is the Karuizawa Picture Book Museum. It was built by A.C. Shaw, a Scottish missionary. Let’s get to know a little bit about…

Try Fresh Bread in a Great Atmosphere at Sawamura in Karuizawa!

During the winter season, all of the tourists who were visiting Karuizawa in the summer order to avoid the heat and humidity of other parts of Japan vacated the area and now a slow calm atmosphere settles into Karuizawa and Sawamura. The Bakery & Restaurant Sawamura offers a warm, calming environment for anyone who visits…

The History Behind Karuizawa’s Premium Whiskey

Whiskey production began a long time ago in Japan. Broadly speaking, the Japanese whiskey is more similar to the Scottish whiskey than any other major styles of whiskey. There are several companies producing whiskey in Japan with the smallest distillery known as “Karuizawa Distillery.” Let’s take a closer look at its history. The History 1955nonnon.jugem.jp/…

Shop and Relax in One of Nagano’s Most Serene Towns – Karuizawa

For many of those who live in Tokyo, the most popular “recreational” destination is the town called “Karuizawa.” Karuizawa Hoshino Resort /booked.jp/ It is a sweet escape from the summer heat. It is also an upmarket mountain resort at the foot of an active volcano. There are several places to unmask the historic beauty of…

Check Out the Luxury Ryokan Experience in Japan!

Nowadays it is so common to go to Japan and stay in a hotel and then go around trying to learn about the country and its people. How about staying in an authentic Japanese inn called a ryokan? Ryokan: Traditional Japanese Inns These were started in the Edo period (1603-1868) when Japanese travelers stayed in…