Hakone

Hakone was an easy hour and a half train ride from Tokyo followed by a scenic bus ride through the lush green mountains. What drew us to Hakone was the promise of a magnificent view of Mt.Fuji rising up behind a mountain lake with an iconic floating shrine. Of course the muggy Japanese summer days …

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Tokyo Summer Through Film

The Tokyo I know and remember is the buzzing, vibrant, pulsating, swarming, neon flashing, sleepless city that it is.  Anyone who's been lost in one of the multiple layers of Shinjuku station or stranded in a crowded mass of people on Takeshita street has been introduced to this side of Tokyo.  But in recent trips, …

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