Hakone, is known for its scenic beauty for all the four seasons of the year. One could travel to this place any time around the year due to its pleasant weather throughout. It is one of the most popular destination travelled, due to its proximity to Tokyo and stunning views of Mt. Fuji. Hot Springs, Lake Ashi and Mt Komagatake ropeway are other big attractions for foreign travellers. Hakone tour was scheduled in the second half of the day, post lunch. The itinerary didn’t excited me much. After witnessing Mt Fuji in the morning, I was thinking there would be … Continue reading CITY OF FOUR SEASONS – HAKONE, JAPAN


As the Japanese say – “A wise man climbs Fuji once, and a fool twice”, I didn’t even try to be part of either one. But yes, Fujisan is definitely a must visit place in Japan. Mt Fuji, known to be Japan’s highest mountain peak is also one of the active Volcano in Japan. The temperature in winters goes as low as -40 degrees at the top. The other way to witness this beauty, if you do not wish to hike on foot, is to go till Mt. Fuji 5th station, which is easily accessible via road/train. If you are … Continue reading THE GREAT WARRIOR – FUJISAN, JAPAN