Tips and FAQ

Tips and FAQ

Fascinating less traveled countryside and rural areas in Japan

Lately, tourists from foreign countries seem to like to go to the countryside, or rural areas more than sticking to ...
Tips and FAQ

Let’s travel to Shima Onsen with a money-saving Japan Rail Pass

Shima Onsen is in a rural Onsen resort area near Tokyo ( about 150 km north of Tokyo). There are several ways to ...
Tips and FAQ

Details Access to Shima Onsen : Approximately 3 Hours from Tokyo

"Shima Onsen" is closer from Tokyo, where you can enjoy old-fashioned country taste of Japan. It is an Onsen resort, w...
Shima Onsen

Drive trip in a car. Watch out road closures during winter.

In my previous blog, I wrote an article to recommend using a rental car for traveling areas close to airports and ma...
Tips and FAQ

Japan Romantic Road: Would you like to travel countryside In Japan by a car?

Mount Asama, Shima Onsen to Karuizawa Overview If you have been visited Japan several times and are thinking to ...
Shima Onsen

Enjoy Hanami at Shima Onsen! When is the best time to see cherry blossoms here?

"Hanami" is Japanese traditional custom, which means to admire cherry blossoms. It is not an exaggeration to say ...
Shima Onsen

Please Use These Images When You Get Lost from Tokyo to Shima Onsen

When you go to Shima Onsen by the public transportation, you may get lost or cannot find way easily, even though you l...
Tips and FAQ

“ETC Card” is essential when using a rental car in Japan

In my previous blog, I wrote an article to recommend using a rental car for traveling areas close to airports and ma...
Tips and FAQ

Direct Access from Airports to Shima Onsen

"Shima Onsen," reasonable proximity of about 3 hours from Tokyo, where you can taste rural rustic spa atmosphere. In ...
Ryokan

About Basic Etiquette, Rules, and Manners at Ryokan

Including ryokan, there are unique rules and manners in Japanese houses and buildings. Here, I am going to introduce the...