THE city of Komatsu is about an hour's flight from Tokyo's Haneda Airport. From the airport, take the Super Express bus to Kanazawa Station, about one hour away. From there, take a train to Kaga Onsen Station, where the ryokan's free shuttle awaits.
55-1-3 Yamashiro Onsen, Kaga, Ishikawa
Rooms start at about S$800 a night, with dinner and breakfast included.
Shimobayashi 4-48, Nonoichi City, Ishikawa
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Tel: 81-76-220-2800, visit www.kanazawa21.jp
Yamato Soysauce & Miso Co
4-E-170 Oonomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Tel: 81-76-268-1248, visit www.yamato-soysauce-miso.com