Keeping it Rail: From Tokyo to Hakone (and a quick look at the Autumn Festival)
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Keeping it Rail: From Tokyo to Hakone (and a quick look at the Autumn Festival)

After spending two full days in Tokyo at the lovely Family Inn Saiko, we took the train to Hakone, a very popular holiday destination amongst the Japanese, who love to visit its onsen hot spring resorts. Hakone is close enough to Tokyo – less than 100km away, in fact – so it is actually possible … Continue reading

Tokyo Treats: The Japanese Ryokan Experience at Family Inn Saiko
Asia / City Breaks / Japan

Tokyo Treats: The Japanese Ryokan Experience at Family Inn Saiko

On our many travels, we have always found that staying in a Bed and Breakfast (or B&B) has always been much more comfortable, affordable, and family-friendly than staying in hotel. Travel tip: Family-run guest houses tend to be kinder and more generous towards people travelling with young children (and more affordable too!). In Japan, a … Continue reading