Honen Mushi

Address: 3055 Togura-onsen, Chikuma, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 389-0807, Japan | Ryokan
 
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Location

This ryokan, located in the Togurakamiyamada Onsen area of Chikuma, is near Villa d'Est Garden Farm and Winery.
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Travel Blogs from Chikuma

Doing what the people do in Matsumoto

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 11, 2015

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... now it was dark so we wrapped up very warmly and joined the rest of the people in the town in viewing the castle & blossoms by floodlight. Being Saturday evening it was extremely busy but everyone is very polite and considerate so there is no pushing and shoving which makes it very pleasant. Musicians played traditional music from the moon viewing balcony in the castle. Being still full with sweet fish we opted for a cheese plate snack for dinner in the library cafe opposite the ...

Train ride to Matsumoto to room with no beds

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 10, 2015

9 photos

... the lead from the locals. It was pretty cold so we decided to come back tomorrow when a fine evening is forecast. We watched our bed mats being expertly laid on the dot of 7pm. Nia is happy to have her own room again. A restaurant a few doors down was highly recommended and we had an excellent meal of Japanese style breaded pork fillet. We all put in our special yukata pyjamas and flopped onto our futon ...

Snow Monkeys and Sushi Train

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer on Apr 04, 2015

24 photos

... 8211; April 6th

Monday was our last day in Japan. We were flying out till later that evening so we had the morning in town then caught the bus and shinkansen back to Tokyo. We dropped our bags off at Tokyo station and walked around Ueno and Ginza before we caught the Narita express out to the airport and onto our flight home. It had been a great 10 day holiday – we can’t wait to come ...

Skiing in Nozawa Onsen

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer on Mar 31, 2015

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... for some quiet time and an onsen so Leigh and I took them up to the town heated swimming pool (open air). It was a great to rest our weary ski bones in the warm natural spring waters.

So that was our skiing for this year at Nozawa Onsen - we had lovely spring conditions (no ice), warmer than we expected, but it was also lovely to have some fresh snow too (in April). The kids improved their skiing and we are looking forward to coming back in January 2016!


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Snow Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

... entrance. This has by far been one of the most intricate travel experiences we have ever attempted, but we both think the payoff was worth it.

Prior to our visit, however, we were warned -- repeatedly, through guide books, websites, brochures, etc. -- that the monkeys were dangerous ("Do not look them in the eyes") and would steal items and are easily provoked into attacking. Thus, it was with some trepidation that we made our way into their area of ...