- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Swimming pool
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... is not plum blossom now, so we just walked around to allow the big lunch to digest. We visited the former emperor residence of koubuntei, 3 stories of restored building with each room filled with its own theme such as bamboo, plum flower, maple, pine, etc. after a bit more walk in the garden, we head off to the candy museum. In the candy museum we first get to see how candy evolved over the years. Candy from different parts of world. The ...
... manicured Japanese garden. After the main course I went for the desert. There is a bowl of plain yogurt with three types of fruit dressings including kiwi, mango, and blueberry. The flavor of each for the dressing was absolutely delicious. I have never tried that kiwi fruit dressing and the flavor was just absolutely out of this world. Off to breakfast, I went back to my room and caught up on the most recent news on my phone. At 10:30, I ...
... here in Japan and a children's sticker book. I follow my guide book and prepared for my host family a nice omigae (gift) ahead of time. It is a huge Japanese tradition to give gifts form friends to colleagues to neighbors to families. It's hard for me to figure out what Japanese host family would like as a gift. As it turns out, Trader joes shopping bags, of all things, are their favorite, I would have NEVER guessed. I found out all this info via the Internet. Today is a rainy ...
... separating Honshu island from Hokkaido island. The length is 53.85 km, deepest area is 240 meter. There are 2 emergency tunnels to the surface in case anything happens. It was a nice train journey with rapid train to Shin Aomori, then I changed to Shinkansen for the 3.5 hour journey to Ueno just outside Tokyo. I ordered a delicious bento lunch and relaxed on the Shinkansen . My iPad was running low on battery and between my isle seat and window seat, there ...
... the process is still very manual, After the tour it was tasting time! I've never been s big fan of sake, but this was clearly higher quality stuff than I have had before. They also broke out yuzu, strawberry, and tomato flavored sake. Loved the yuzu.
The highlight of the remainder of our time in Mashiko was, of course, the concert. About 1000 people piled into city hall which is also a very nice auditorium. The audience was very enthusiastic, ...