Japan Photo Diary Part II: Hakone & Tokyo

April 15, 2017
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If you caught last week’s post of my Japan Photo Diary Part I featuring our travels through Osaka and Kyoto, you might have seen how much we were able to see and do in just over a week- no easy feat given the freezing temperatures. Normally I would plan for the hubby and me to just power through a packed schedule, but I knew that might be risky given the cold weather (exhaustion would inevitably lead to a cold!). Knowing this, I planned a short getaway to Hakone, a town famous for their natural hot springs, to relax for a few days before our final leg in Tokyo.

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