Lost items when travelling in Hakone! How to not panic and deal with such situations

When travelling overseas, you will be tired by going around so many tourist attractions and living in an unfamiliar environment, increasing the chances of losing things. You may find your child’s toy, or sought-after souvenirs missing, or even your passport or your wallet with cash or cards, or your smartphone or camera and other valuable […]

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Legends and anecdotes about Hakone Onsen

There are many myths, legends and real stories about Hakone Onsen, and they all intertwine to reveal a deep history. Your trip will become even more fun if you know about these stories. This time, let us introduce to you the various legends and anecdotes about Hakone Onsen!

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The 5W1Hs of the Hakone Freepass

Hakone, one of Japan’s most prominent hot spring sites attracts numerous tourists. However, you might feel that “the transport system and tourist sites are so complicated and hard to understand” when actually getting down to planning your trip. Don’t worry! Let us introduce to you the 5W1Hs of the “Hakone Freepass” which will guarantee you […]

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5 well-known hospitals which could be useful for your Hakone travel, and Japanese phrases that will come in handy at hospitals

“While staying at Hakone, what should I do if I fall ill or injure myself?” “I’m worried about seeking medical treatment as I can’t speak Japanese.” “I’ll be troubled if my chronic disease suddenly takes a turn for the worse.” “Are there hospitals in Hakone in the first place?” Have you ever felt worried in […]

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