TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Nanpuso Hakone
Travel Blogs from Hakone
... almost-non-sequiteur appearance of a museum entirely dedicated to Antoine du Saint-Exupery and the Little Prince!
The botanical garden in particular overwhelmed me with the breadth of natural beauty on display. Walking among reeds and flowers in an enormous sunlit field, I felt so keenly that I've been 'doing it wrong' with an endless slog of overtime hours and wasted PTO.
I guess I just didn't know what I was ...
... waterfalls, the mountains and footbridges. Unfortunately the weather today has been rainy and gloomy so our pictures are very washed out, but because the ground and trees are so wet, it feels like we’re walking through a rain forest in certain areas.
7- 11’s and other mini marts are very popular in Japan. It’s been fun to see the snacks and drinks that the locals purchase. We’ve seen octopus or squid chips, green ...
... therefore it’s rare to hear the Japanese speak English.
We visit a rest stop on the way to Mt. Fuji and it was so cool! The bathroom had a western style toilet with buttons for a seat warmer, posterior spray and music. There was also a high- chair folded against the wall where you could put your child. They really want you to get settled in and spend some time there! Outside there was a row of vending machines that made hot ...
... enjoyable by the recorded commentary which was supposed to accompany the breathtaking views. As we rose to the top of Mount Hakone, the recording instructed us to brace our selves for the views to come, and soak up the incredible scenery before us. Unfortunately, all we could see was white cloud, which we found hilarious. Perhaps this reflects an English sense of humour, as our fellow Japanese cable car passengers were clearly disappointed and straight faced! At ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.