Posts in Hakone
STORY TIME || 2 AM ceremony trapped in a room with a crying Japanese man

Storytime of how I became trapped in a room with a crying Japanese man. Expat travel stories from Japan.

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What is the Japan rail pass and is it worth it?

What is the Japan Rail Pass? Which Japan rail pass should you buy? Where does the JR pass cover? How do I use my Japan rail pass? Japan rail pass or suica? These questions plus many more will be answered in my comprehensive guide to transportation in Japan.

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Hakone day trip & Hakone Free Pass Explained

Why you should visit Hakone in Japan. My top list of best things to do in Hakone including the Open Air Museum. Plus how to get to Hakone from Tokyo using the Hakone Free Pass. Hakone is the perfect day trip from Tokyo & is family friendly.

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A beginner’s guide to the Japanese onsen

Beginners guide to the Japanese Onsen. Etiquette you must know before going to an Onsen. What do I wear to an onsen? Are tattoos allowed at Japanese Onsens? What is an onsen? How much does an onsen cost?

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