Yokohama Walking Tour (Yamate and Motomachi areas)

We started our walk from Ishikawacho Station and followed Google maps going to the first Yamate Western House, Bluff No. 18. But first, we grabbed pizza for lunch (for later). Bluff No. 18 and House of Diplomat Lunch at Yamate Park Berrick Hall, Ehrismann Residence, and Bluff No. 234 Harbor View Park Motomachi Shopping Street Going home

Lake Yamanaka: Itinerary & Things To Do to Fuji’s Biggest Lake

We’ve finally visited all of the Fuji Five Lakes! It took a while to explore the areas around this lake because we simply couldn’t find any information online about activities around the area. So, after much procrastination, we decided to simply go there and find our own adventures. Despite being the largest of all the five lakes it’s a very underdeveloped area. But …

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Kofu City: An Overnight Trip to Yamanashi’s Capital

Situated north of Japan’s most famous landmark, Mt. Fuji, is Kofu city; the capital of Yamanashi prefecture. Kofu is renowned for its wine, gemstones, and castle (well, the former location of a castle), or at least, that’s what the internet told us when we searched for a weekend getaway a few weeks ago. It was partly because of this lack of information that …

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Kawaguchiko: A Self-Drive Travel Guide & Itinerary

Kawaguchiko: Our Ultimate 3-Day Itinerary (What to Do & Where to Eat)

Despite a rainy season in Japan, which seemed to have no end in sight, the foliage in Kawaguchiko (Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji Five Lakes) never ceases to amaze the people who travel there. We left our house in Ebina at about 10:30 a.m., excited to revisit one of our favorite spots in Japan. I ended up sleeping the entire ride there and was awoken …

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