Answered almost 3 years ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Yuta Takahashi Yuta Takahashi, Living in Japan

Definitely Chida. The most famous spot in Chiba, Tokyo Disney land, (By the way it is funny cuz Disney land is located in Chiba but it calls Tokyo Disney land.)There are lots of super fun attractions, you can really enjoy. As you know, you can find Mickeymouse in some area, 

Answered almost 3 years ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

I recommed Kamakura.Kamakura has many famous temples and buddha statues. Because about 800 years ago, Kamakura was the capital of Japan.I recommend Kawagoe in Saitama too. The citiy call "Ko Edo".That meaning is little Edo. There are old style shops.If you are into japanese food, There are lots o...

Answered almost 3 years ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

That's so nice you are spending new year holidays in Japan. How about participating a new year event, Hatsumode?Hatsumode literally means "the first visit to shrines/temples" and we Japanese visit shrines or temples on the New Year's Day to wish for the luck in the new year.Naritasan in Chiba pre...

Answered about 3 years ago

Where would we (three Danes aged 16-53 years) go hiking five days in Japan in mid July to enjoy nature? Hokkaido or Kamikochi?

Pia Jeppesen Pia Jeppesen, Never been to Japan

Thank you for this elaborated answer. No doubt Hokkaido must be amazing, with wild life and lots of space. But we are tipping towards staying closer to Tokyo and Kyoto because we only have 14 days and it's our first visit to Japan and it will probably take a full day to travel with train to Hokka...

Answered about 3 years ago

Where would we (three Danes aged 16-53 years) go hiking five days in Japan in mid July to enjoy nature? Hokkaido or Kamikochi?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are numerous mountains and hiking destinations in Japan. I have been to Shiretoko in Hokkaido and trekking there was just amazing. You will get to walk the park which is registered as one of the World Heritage sites. Also, you will get to meet wild animals. I remember meeting so many ...

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Answered over 3 years ago

What are the best things to do in Hakone?

Satomi Ikoma Satomi Ikoma, Living in Japan

Stay at Osen ryokan Ryokan is a Japanese style inn where you sleep in futon and have beautiful Japanese kaiseki cuisine for dinner, plus onsen! Hakone is one of the largest onsen district throughout Japan and it is impossible to miss the experience at onsen. There are also many foot bath where ...