December in Onsen Town Togura-Kamiyamada is a time of falling leaves and first snow fall. Two holidays make the month special -- Christmas and New Years. But there was no time to slow down, with my usual pursuit of 'Inbound' and research on activities, restaurants and places to introduce to our guests. We also had some new developments for our new family bath.
How to have fun in and around Togura Kamiyamada
Pro hoops Brave Warriors game tix, and thoughts on how to connect better with the team.
Kara-Koro footbath and park lit up for winter
Hiking Kamuriki Mtn. from Kamesei's doorstep!
Local sake sampler set: which sake, which 'tokkuri', and the debut
Gondo's secret restaurant
Koshoku's best(?) soba restaurant
Pouring the perfect cup of tea
Things to do around New Years
And, finally, an announcement about Kamesei in an upcoming Jan. 7th TV Tokyo show