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Eating Their Way Through Hakone

The team at Texan in Tokyo took a trip to Hakone and they brought their appetites.

Geisha & Handicraft Experiences in Hakone

Looking for things to do around Hakone? If you want to get into traditional Japanese culture, two popular activities are geisha performances and traditional local handicrafts.

Yuko Oshima Wants You to Ride Her Train

Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima finds romance on the Romance Car in this heartwarming 2016 film.

Ichinoyu Ryokan: The Hot Choice for Hakone

The Ichinoyu Group's Japanese-style inns, or 'ryokan,' can be found throughout the Hakone area, offering half a dozen luxuriously different ways to experience this famed hot spring region. Find out why they're hot, and which one suits you best!

3 Definitive Accommodations in Hakone-Yumoto

Hakone Senkei offers three excitingly different hot spring inns at Hakone-Yumoto—including one with private, detached rooms like little thatch-roofed cottages!

Rent-a-Cat Rooms at This Ryokan are Purrfect!

A Twitter user caused a ker-'fluff'-le with adorable photos from her lodgings in Hakone, in Kanagawa Prefecture, where you can pick a cat to accompany you during your stay.

Be Dazzled at Hakone’s Glass Forest Museum

Take a glittering tour of one of Hakone’s classic museums.

9 Classic Yugawara Ryokan with Private Baths

Traditional 'ryokan' (Japanese-style inns) are the epitome classical of Japan, and they're the backbone of the hot spring town of Yugawara. Here are nine great picks in Yugawara, each with a private bath!

Yugawara Mixes Halloween & Motorcycles

2016 marks the second edition of Yugawara's unique Halloween events, including a costume contest and the Yuga-Tsu, a 10-kilometer costumed motorcycle tour!

Hakone Free Pass

If you're into hot springs, we've got details on the hottest discount ticket to Hakone!

Shop with the Touch of a Finger!

A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!

Savor a Vegetarian Banquet in Hakone

Okudo Saryo Rikyu-an is a Hakone inn offering healthy, vegetarian 'kaiseki' cuisine—along with a classic hot spring bath right in your room!

3 Awesome Autumn Events in Yugawara Onsen

We're giving you the lowdown on where you can enjoy some amazing Japanese traditional events this fall around Yugawara Onsen!

5 Places Too Perfect Not to Take a Picture!

You simply must check out our Top 5 picturesque 'ryokan' at Yugawara Onsen.

7 Great Shops & Inns Near Yugawara Station

Located just 90 minutes south of Tokyo, Yugawara is a great hot spring getaway. Here are seven stellar shops and inns where you can get the most out of the local flavor while you're in the area!

4 Popular, Cozy & Tasteful Yugawara B&Bs

There are a number of family-oriented, affordable, yet stylish B&Bs to be found among the rich hot spring country of Yugawara.

Huge Mural & Ancient Ceramics in Hakone

Marked by swanky design in the midst of Hakone's mountains, the Okada Museum of Art features an impressive collection of East Asian ceramics and varied Japanese art.

Private Baths in Forest Groves

Wonderful for couples, savor a luxurious experience surrounded by nature at Kinnotake Tonosawa inn.

Crack the Mystery of the Black Eggs

Join Grace and Ryosuke as they travel to Hakone and learn where the mystical eggs come from!

A Relaxing Weekend Retreat in Yugawara

Put your wallet away and pay using only your finger in Yugawara!

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