Alena Eckelmann

Japan Travel Partner

Latest comments by Alena

On Winter in Yoshinoyama 6 months ago
Hi Relinda, I am happy to hear that you visited Yoshinoyama. What season did you come here? Yoshinoyama in snow is quite magical.
On Kishu Lacquerware 2 years ago
In Wajima, Noto Peninsula, I even saw a toilet cover coated in lacquerware!
On Kumano Kodo-The “Way of St. James” of Japan 2 years ago
Totally agree! Soaking in a hot spring pool after a long hike is great. Kumano has many onsen for visitors to enjoy!
On Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trails 2 years ago
Thank you Justin. I live right next to the Kumano Kodo trail! Actually Kumano is the reason why I moved out of Tokyo in 2011!
On Tanabe 2 years ago
Hi Jay, thank you for your message. The Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Route is good to walk in all seasons. Both April and May are good. If I had to...