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The Old Tokaido Highway


Traveling the Old Tokaido Highway is something I want to do before I die.  Nine kilometers of the original road still remain and I intend to walk it. The Old highway ran [...]

Manyonoyu, Odawara’s best Hot Spring 


ManyonoYu Hot Spring is just 5 minutes from Odawara Station. It is number 4 on our list of the best hot springs near Hakone. ManyonoYu is huge. It is a large building, and [...]

Only Yu Hot Spring


Only Yu Hot Springs in Minamiashigarashi, Kanagawa is one of the best Hot Springs near Hakone. We rank it at #5 on our list. I have surveyed many guests and they [...]

FUJI Views Hiking Course

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This is a nice hike during which, if you are lucky and the weather cooperates, you can get a great view of Mount Fuji!   Download the Pdf below and get hiking! [...]

Hakone Close Up Magic Conference


The Hakone Close Up Magic Conference is on April 1st, 2017.   If you are a budding magician or simply enjoy magic, it is worth going to, and in a beautiful location! It`s in [...]