Honen Mushi

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

Travel Blogs from Chikuma

Monkeys and Typhoons and Sparklers oh my

A travel blog entry by averyadventures

... Not my favorite of activities but we eventually made it home. That night we went to the conveyor belt sushi joint. This was AWESOME. Sushi just passes by the whole time and you grab what you fancy. You also can order on a screen and a special little train will whisp by and deliver your order pretty quickly. At dinner I tried to pay for the whole meal and Baba said ....absolutely not....she is my momma in Japan and takes care of me. She is just the sweetest lady. She is ...

Potluck and bells

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

Easy day today. Kuzuko invited members from her English class and teacher over for a pot luck. The food was yummy! Mr. Hoya was here again and brought me a Coke. As you have seen on the bottles right now for the world cup it says something like "Have a drink with ( insert COMMON NAME)" Well in Japan one of the common names is Mr. Hoya's first name. So you guessed it the label had his first name on it. (HIDIE) Also I pulled ...

Kyoto day 1

A travel blog entry by marstravel

... and before we knew it we were wondering the streets of gion and visiting Maruyama park - the first of many shrines and temples to come ! This was Just north of the famous gion district. This park is the main place to see cherry blossoms during the cherry blossom season. This place was huge and there was so much to see. Gates , temples and suddenly a big statue . I had forgotten how all the tori gates were red . ...

Officially a big girl.....

A travel blog entry by averyadventures

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... our powerpoint on SHMS 3 times. Lucky for me, a major connecting point that we have with the students is singing Let It Go from Frozen together. They sing and perform in Japanese and then we sing it back to them in English. For those who know my obsession, this is one of my favorite times of the day!!!!

Today we also we able to practice Japanese Caligraphy (complete with ink bowl and paintbrush). Carolyn had already practiced once, so hers turned out pretty ...

A little piece of America in Japan

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... cupcakes that look like burgers. It wasn’t the same as home but still nice to celebrate. We had to leave early to get Allyce to the bus stop. I wish we hadn’t taken the long way. I could have went back after getting Allyce to the bus since the party was so close to my homestay. But since it was 10pm at that point I didn’t want to be rude. So home I went.


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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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