Mt. Fuji

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…

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…

Guests with Tattoos Can Now Enjoy Hot Spring Baths at This Japanese Onsen!

One of the common rules that a lot of people know about hot spring bathing is the “no tattoo” rule. Despite Japan’s advanced way of living, there seems to remain a stigma that accompanies people who have tattoos on their bodies. To many locals, tattoos still signify an association with notorious groups and organized crime…

Enjoy a Challenging Excursion with This Unusual New Mt. Fuji Climbing Route!

Summer is the season to climb Mt Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan. The place is open to climbers and hikers from July to September as the weather conditions are mostly stable at these times. There are many popular plans on how to climb the mountain with some even suggesting taking a break at the…

The Top 10 Hot Spring Hotels and Ryokan to Stay at Near Tokyo in 2019

Japan is a country that has perfected a complex blend of tradition and modernity on many levels. If you’re planning a trip to Japan in 2017, finding a hotel or ryokan (旅館; traditional Japanese guest house) that reflects both traditional and modern aspects of Japanese culture, history and architecture is one of the best ways…
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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…

Animals, Views of Mt. Fuji and More at Fuji Safari Park!

One of the things I really wanted to do during my trip to Japan was to visit Mt. Fuji (富士山). Since I was there for almost a month, I didn’t want to pass up the chance to see Mt. Fuji and its magical beauty. I thought going to Japan in the summertime would automatically mean…