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Kamakura is a Nice Day Trip


From the Minamiashigarashi, Odawara, and Hakone area, Kamakura is a nice day trip. It was once Japan`s capital and there are many things to see. There are beautiful temples, [...]

Restaurant Recommendations in Odawara


Hyoka Gyosa is near Don Quixote in downtown Odawara. It’s a very good Chinese restaurant. Bonchan is across the street from Hyoka Gyosa and Daiso. It’s a very good [...]

Odawara Castle these Days


This is what Odawara Castle looks like these days. Beautiful! Kevin R Burns Odawara Castle Beautiful Odawara, one of Japan’s unsung sightseeing [...]

How to be a Travel Writer


by Kevin Burns You can take the class at Udemy! Hi Everyone, By the end of this introductory course on how to become a travel writer, you will know the basics. This will [...]

Odawara Castle


Odawara Castle was first built in the 15 th century. I think it’s very beautiful and I have been to it many times. Enjoy the photos! In front of the shrine A Shinto shrine [...]

Hakone & Odawara City Events

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Short Video of Hakone by Jonah Kishiya Tokyo-Hakone Ekiden: (Annually-January 2nd & 3rd) It’s a long distance marathon relay race done by university teams. It is [...]

On Airbnb


In Japan, the authorities here require us to gather all kinds of information. So that’s changed. But Airbnb needs to catch up with the Japanese situation. They need to make [...]