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Sugoroku Trip around Yatsugatake and Karuizawa with a dice (Part 1)

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 on Channel NewsAsia


Previous Episodes

  • 15 Nov 2014

    Discovering Hot Springs and Other Spots in Hakone

    Join us this week as we travel from Hakone Yumoto to Lake Ashi. During the 16km-journey which will last two days, we will walk along Route One and visit several hot springs and enjoy various delicacies too. 

  • 08 Nov 2014

    Picturesque autumn in Oku Nikko

    This week, we visit Oku-Nikko to see the earliest autumn leaves in the Kanto area. During the two-day trip, we will check out various scenic spots and savour seasonal delicacies too. First, buy a two-day Tobu Bus pass and then head to Iroha-zaka Slope, a famous place in Nikko. From the top of the slope, you can see Lake Chuzenji.

  • 01 Nov 2014

    Enchanting trip to famous mountain (Part 2)

    We resume our four-day journey from Okutama to Nagatoro Alps, which is popular among tourists. The goal of this mountain trip is the summit of Mt. Hodo. On the second day, from the top of Mt. Ogiri, you can admire Saitama’s Yorii Town, Nagatoro and the mountains of Okumusashi. 

  • 25 Oct 2014

    Enchanting trip to famous mountain (Part 1)

    Join us as we embark on a four-day trip from Okutama to Nagatoro to visit famous mountains. Start by travelling for about two hours from Shinjuku to Okutama via the Chuo Line and Ome Line. At Okutama, buy some lunch boxes from a restaurant on the second floor of the station. Popular choices include the pork bowl with homemade salt-marinated rice malt, and wasabi croquettes. 

  • 18 Oct 2014

    Road Trip to Hot Springs (Part 2)

    We continue our 300-kilometre hot spring road trip from Kusatsu to Hakone. On the second day, enjoy a dinner of seasonal dishes at your hotel in Funayama Onsen. Feast on appetizers featuring edible wild plants such as wormwood and bamboo shoot; char and horse sashimi; grilled char fish; handmade soba with grated radish; miso-flavoured wild boar hot pot; and seasoned rice cooked with bamboo shoot.

  • 11 Oct 2014

    Road Trip to Hot Springs (Part 1)

    Join us as we embark on a 300-kilometre road trip from Kusatsu to Hakone in spring. We will check out several hot springs and scenic spots and also savour local delicacies. Start by going to a large open-air bath in Kusatsu before driving towards Shinyu Onsen in Tateshina. Enjoy the view of Mt. Asama, one of the world’s largest active volcanoes, as you enter Nagano prefecture.

  • 04 Oct 2014

    Enjoy spring flower in Izu

    This week, we will travel on the Izukyu Line from Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture to the port town of Shimoda. During the two-day trip around Izu Peninsula, we will check out scenic spots to view spring flowers and soak in relaxing hot springs. 

  • 27 Sep 2014

    Explore beautiful winter scene in Yamagata

    This week, we will visit scenic spots in Yamagata during winter. First, travel from Tokyo by bullet train and local trains to Yamagata. Then, take a boat trip around Mogami River and enjoy the beautiful winter scenery of the icicles and mountains as the boat slowly makes its way down the river.