Lake Ashi

Up Your Instagram Game! Visit This Area Near Tokyo and Take Lots of Superb Photos!

Nowadays, a lot of people base their travel destination choice on whether or not it would look good on social networking sites (SNS) such as Instagram. For example, in Japan, tourists flock to “Instagrammable” spots like the Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, the famed Glico Running Man sign in Osaka, and the path with thousands of…

Visit the Stunning Area of Hakone, Where Diversity and Beauty Await!

One of the greatest images of Japan would have to be that of Mount Fuji after the snowfall. Famous in print and art, “Fuji-san” around 3,776 meters high, is considered one of the most sacred mountains in the country, and the best place to see it is in Hakone. However, Hakone, a convenient 90-minute train…

Come to See This Grand Parade Taking Place In Gorgeous Hakone in November 2017!

Hakone, a mountainous town just to the west of Tokyo, is a popular tourist destination which attracts both locals and people from overseas. This charming town is well-known for its hot springs, museums, and great views of Mt. Fuji from Lake Ashinoko (Lake Ashi). If you plan on visiting this area, why not spend a…

A Trip to Hakone Inspired by a Lovely Photo of an Artwork in a Museum

When I made the decision to move to Japan, naturally, I went online to figure out all the things I wanted to see and do while I lived abroad. The picture below was one of the very first I Pinned. I thought that it was breathtaking and I wanted to stand in that spot and…

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…

A room with a view that doesn’t cost the earth!

A hotel room is more than just a place to sleep, it can have a big impact on your holiday experience. One huge bonus with a room is a great view, but usually this would cost a lot of money. However, with a little searching you can find places that are reasonably priced but have…

The Most Scenic Spots Around Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. Many people who visit Tokyo, like to take their time to go to mount Fuji. There are many tour packages that provide a tour to mount Fuji too. When you are going to mount Fuji, normally you will also visit some scenic areas and spend some time…

7 Mandatory Places to Visit in Japan

It is natural for a country to have places to die for. Places where tourists are rapidly expanding from time to time. This article is a list of the obligatory places to visit if you want to get a feel for the place. 1. Himeji Castle jp.fotolia.com/ As for starters, Himeji Castle is considered in…