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Answered 1 day ago


Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Yes, that is possible. There are some ways to get Tokyo by the taking the train.Take a train from Hakone Yumoto station to Odawara station -> then change the train for Shinkansen train to Tokyo.And another one is to take a Romance car from Hakone Yumoto to Shinjuku without transferring the train.

Answered 6 days ago

I'm going to Japan for the second time, first time we visited Tokyo, Kyoto, Koyasan, Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kinosaki Onsen. Where would you recommend we go this second time? :)

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I suggest going to Tohoku area. It's the northern part of Japan, filled with nature, historical sites, and great food. - Yamadera Temple- Hiraizumi Temple (World Heritage)- Shirakami Sanchi (World Heritage)- Oirase Gorge- Takkokunoiwaya- Boat Cruising at Geibikei- Mt. Hakkoda and Sukayu Onsen- Hi...

Answered 12 days ago

I have read that 5 years old below are not allowed in Onsen, is there a place in Hakone that will allow the child to be admitted but will not dip in the hot spring? even in private? thanks!

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Some onsen do allow infants to be in onsen (the public big bath in the hotel) but many places require him/her to be old enough that they have finished using diapers. It depends on the facility but if it is a private bath attached in  your room, many places allow small children to be in the bath. 

Answered 22 days ago

what to do in akihabara especially for otaku

leo leo, Living in Japan

How about trying some concept cafe? Popular one is maid cafe, but there are some interesting cafes where the waitresses are dressing as Ninja, railroad workers and so on. There are also animal cafes where you can play with cats, rabbits and owls. If you can let me know which sounds more interesti...

Answered about 1 month ago

What to do in Akiba?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Akihabara is heaven for anime and game otaku but not so much to do for other people :(How about maid cafe or cat cafe? Maid cafe is a unique experience you can have in Akihabara that all people enjoy. There is also a cat cafe in Akihabara so if they are not allergic to cats, it would be a great p...

Answered about 1 month ago

Will it be very difficult to travel Japan visiting Tokyo,Nagoya,Kanazawa,Koyoto,Fukuoka and Osaka with only English Languages??

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Of course you can! Many travelers come to Japan without knowing only few Japanese words such as "Arigato (Thank you)". Those places you have listed are all sightseeing destinations and lots of travelers visit. Not all Japanese understand English perfectly so please be patient when you try to comm...

Answered about 1 month ago

Minimalist Packing Recommendations on Shorts and Pants that will handle Tokyo Summer Heat and not look out of place?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Summer in Tokyo is extremely hot and we avoid going out for a long time during the day. If you are doing that, you should carry a bottle of water to avoid getting heatstroke. UNIQLO's product AIRISM is very comfortable wear. I am not sure if you can find in your country but you can find in any UN...

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