Owakudani

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…

4 Amazing Aerial Lifts You Should Ride in Japan

One of the most interesting ways to experience the beauty of Japan is through various ropeways located throughout the country.There are approximately 170 of these ropeways that transport people and goods to high elevation places. However, for “funitels”, a special type of aerial lift originating from France, only four such lifts were produced in Japan.…

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…

How Do Kuro-tamago Get Their Black Color?

Japan has over 100 active volcanoes around the country. It is the reason for the existence of several volcanic valleys. These valleys have become active tourist sites such as the one located in Hakone called Owakudani. Owakudani is known for its beautiful scenic view, volcanic activity, and most especially, kuro-tamago. These are black eggs considered…