Tagged: harbor

Hakone – Lake Ashi and the Pirate Sightseeing Boat

One of Hakones major attractions is Lake Ashi. A huge lake which gives you an amazing view of the surrounding nature. One of the best ways to enjoy Lake Ashi is to use the Pirate Sightseeing Boat. There are several of them and they all have a different design. You...

Hakone – Hakone Shrine

Hakone Shrine, a beautiful Shinto shrine located along the shore of Lake Ashi. A must visit if you’re traveling around in Hakone. If you’re visiting during weekdays it’s not that crowded which makes it even more relaxing. If you’re using the Pirate Sightseeing Boat for a trip around Lake Ashi,...

Odaiba – Daiba 1-chome Shotengai

If you’re in Odaiba and a fan of Retro stuff be sure to check out Daiba 1-chome Shotengai (台場一丁目商店街). Daiba 1-chome is a charming, retro Shopping Arcade themed for the Showa era (1925-1989). You’ll find Retro sweets, Toys, Arcade Games and more! This shopping arcade has a completely different feeling...

Odaiba, Gundam, Fuji TV and Rainbow Bridge

There is so much to see and do in Odaiba, you can easily spend several days while shopping, visiting museums, Fuji TV, the giant Gundam, the cinema, Sega Joypolis, Gundam Cafe and more. The Rainbow Bridge is one of Odaiba’s iconic sights and is especially beautiful in the evening, when...

Odaiba – Oedo Onsen Monogatari (Hot Spring)

During your busy trip in Japan, you might want to take some time to relax and recharge. In this Onsen (hot spring) theme park you’ll find many different baths, 2 sauna’s, a beautiful garden with a huge foot bath filled with various stones to massage your feet (some really hurt...

Yokohama – Minato Mirai 21

Yokohama (横浜) is located in the Kanagawa Prefecture and is Japan’s second largest city. You will never get bored in this huge Harbor City. Especially Minato Mirai 21 (みなとみらい21) has a lot to offer. Boat tours, shopping malls, an amusement park and more! Minato Mirai (translated to “Harbor of the...