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Try This Stew Specialty Restaurant on the Shores of Lake Yamanaka

Casserole (煮込みシチューの店キャセロール) is a restaurant that specializes in slow-cooked stews. If you are looking for a place to grab lunch or dinner around Lake Yamanaka (山中湖) area in Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県), I highly recommend dropping by Casserole! The Restaurant View this post on Instagram #レジーナリゾート富士 をチェックアウトした後は#河口湖 に行ってお散歩して、#山中湖 に行って#ランチ 🍴 * #犬連れ だというのに下調べもせず、行き当たりばったりでランチしようとしたのが悪かった。。。 なかなか行き先が決まらず、「足柄SAで何か食べよう」という痺れ切らせた夫と、「せっかく山中湖まで来たのに、SAまで戻っての食事はちょっと…」の母娘とのせめぎ合い(笑) * 私…

3 Things to Do Around the Majestic Lake Kawaguchi and Mt. Fuji!

Mount Fuji is arguably the most iconic view of Japan known all over the world. Many travelers wish to go and visit Mount Fuji, to climb or just bask in the views. However, it is worthwhile to spend a good few days in the area, as there is a lot to do! Climbing Mount Fuji…

5 Reasons to Venture Outside of Tokyo with a Fun Kofu Day-Trip!

Have you ever heard of Kofu? Kofu is a town in the Yamanashi prefecture, next to Tokyo. Though this is not a very famous place, Kofu has a lot of attractive sites. Here are five popular sites in Yamanashi that are worth the visit! 1. Shadow Picture Museum   This museum features shadow pictures created…

Catch a Stunning View of Mt. Fuji and Take a Boat Ride on Japan’s Swan Lake!

Lake Yamanaka is the largest of all the Fuji Five Lakes which offers a good view of Mt. Fuji. It is located in the village of Yamanakako of Yamanashi Prefecture populated by many swans. Thus, it has been unofficially called “Swan Lake.” Some of these swans are the real animals, others are man-made swans such…

Mizu Shingen Mochi: Water You Can Eat?

The mizu shingen mochi is a dessert which looks like a large droplet of water. Mizu means water while shingen mochi is a type of sweet rice cake that has been developed by the Kinseiken company which is pretty popular in Japan. It is typically served with kinako powder and brown sugar syrup. Kinseiken’s Water…

4 Dreamy Views of Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchiko!

Mount Fuji, which is the highest volcano and the highest peak in Japan, is one pride of Japan. It is considered one of the 3 Holy Mountains in Japan, along with Mount Tate, and Mount Haku. It is exceptionally symmetrical in shape, making it into a famous symbol of Japan, and an important element in…

Delight in These Top Two Nature Destinations at Kofu!

Kofu is the capital city of Yamanashi Prefecture. It is located almost right at the middle of the place and has been considered as an important center for culture, transportation and politics. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains and serves as an economic center where most visitors travel to. Below are some of Kofu’s highlights.…