Once nicknamed Ryugujo or the Palace of the Dragon King of the Sea, Hotel Gajoen Tokyo is a lavish hotel complex in Meguro, Tokyo.
Many travellers have held their breath with wonder, standing before this magical scenery. One clearly understands how Yasunari Kawabata had chosen this particular niche as a reclusive, inspirational haven to complete his highly acclaimed novel.
Air BnB is a wonderful thing. It’s added a completely different dimension to holiday accommodation. I’m a big fan. You can find all manner of weird and wonderful places, all over the world, and quite often for a lot less than a hotel. This in mind, a Buddhist temple probably still wouldn’t figure in your top 5 of places you can find on Air BnB (it sure wasn’t on mine), but here we are. Allow me to tell you the story of when I stayed at just such a place.
The vast majority of visitors who have booked a short getaway by the beach will end up staying in one of the hotels located in Onna village. This is a fairly small and narrow area stretching about 26 kilometers between Nago to the north and the rural but large Yomitan village to the south.
I live on Okinawa and the temperatures at Christmas and New Years are quite nice. We do not have snow here but Okinawa joins the world in decorating festive during this season. So if you are up to a quick holiday trip into the warm south but still don't want to miss out on your Christmas' and New Year's traditions, you might like visiting these hotels around the island!
You can’t miss a Love Hotel. They usually look like something from Disney with gaudy designs and names that may have a double entendre.If you are driving and do actually want to be discreet for that afternoon tryst, the car parks are always tucked away and I have even seen registration plates covered over in some. Don't be shy, just go in and have a look.
Kyo-machiya no Yado, a company providing Machiya accommodations, opened a new Machiya-Inn called Zen in the Hiyashiyama district of Kyoto city.
The Japanese really go beyond ordinary when it comes to hotel comforts and the capsule hotels (kapuseru hoteru) are no exception providing a small, compact room for sleeping, yet gives you a new hotel experience you cannot find in many countries.