Hakone Tozan Railway

Up Your Instagram Game With a Trip to Hakone!

Nowadays, lots of people consider their travel destination how well it would look online. 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 Fushimi Inari Shrine Torii path in Kyoto. In addition to those well-known spots in Japan, there…

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…

Enjoy the Beauty of Hydrangeas (Ajisai) at These 3 Spots in Japan!

“Tsuyu” or the rainy season is generally an avoided season for tourists in Japan. Tsuyu starts approximately in early June and lasts until the end of July. The fog and almost everyday rain hide the beauty of many popular attractions, making it difficult to enjoy the nature and navigate between multiple places. But thanks to…

Experience Nature while riding on Japan’s Hydrangea Train

In the middle of June, when the hydrangeas are in full bloom, many people jump onto the trains of Hakone Tozan Railway, which runs between Hakone-Yumoto and Gora. This is the only mountain railway in Japan which can make you feel like you are in the middle of nature while riding a train, which is…

Hakone Tozan Tetsudo – The Unique Japanese Mountains Train

Time for you to relax You may have experienced one of the world’s fastest trains – the Shinkansen. Why not a different kind oh experience in Japanese train? Sit back, relax and enjoy the Japanese mountain’s train with breathtaking views of nature from its windows. Hakone Tozan Railway the only train that can offer you…