Lake Yamanaka

Do You Know This Hotel in Japan That Offers the Perfect View of Mt. Fuji?

It is said that the best season for viewing Mt. Fuji is between October and February as cooler seasons have high atmospheric visibility. If you want to gaze at the majestic beauty of the mountain for a longer period of time, it is advisable to stay in a hotel that offers the perfect view. You…

Have a Look at Japan’s Majestic Cloudy Skies at These 4 Spots in the Country

The unique geographic location of Japan affects the cloud formations in its sky, which are also influenced by the fact that the country is an archipelago, a cluster of many small islands. Aptly called as “Nippon” or “Nihon,” which literally translates to “Land of the Rising Sun,” Japan has a lot to offer in terms…

5 Things to Do for a Perfect One-Day Road Trip to Mt. Fuji From Tokyo

Mt. Fuji continues to be at the top of many travelers’ bucket lists. However, given its remote location from the city (more than 100 kilometers), reaching it by public transport can be difficult. The best thing to do would be to rent a car, especially if you’re going as a group since it would be…
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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…

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…