Art & Culture

Speak Your Mind with a Personal Seal from Kamakura Mind

Head to Japan’s former capital city of Kamakura to get your very own piece of history: a handcrafted name stamp that will let you recall your travels across Japan with every use.

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Relaxing Stay

Harness the Healing Waters of Hakone

Shake off the chill of winter, or any season for that matter, with a dip in the refreshing hot spring waters of Hakone. A quick day trip from Tokyo is just what the doctor ordered for weary travelers who need a break from the Tokyo streets.

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Art & Culture

Art & Nature Combine at Enoura Observatory

An art project in and of itself, the Enoura Observatory is a great place to get off the beaten path. The facility combines the artistic sensibilities of Japanese art and design with the beauty of nature. This brainchild of Hiroshi Sugimoto is a location where one can explore the origins of art. (Photo: Winter Solstice Observation Tunnel and Optical Glass Stage ©Odawara Art Foundation)

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History

Calm Your Mind with a Tokozenji Zen Experience

While you may be familiar with the word Zen, the best way to start a path to understanding this branch of Buddhism is to experience it for yourself. And this can be done right in Yokohoma, Tokyo’s neighbor city.

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Nature & Outdoor

A Cool Tour Around the Hot Spring Areas of Hakone

Experience the exhilarating beauty of Kanagawa, taking in the shimmering of Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji’s might, with a Hakone Mountain Ripper tour. After cycling or hiking with an experienced guide, you’ll truly have earned a long soak in the hot springs.

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