Utsunomiya (宇都宮市 ) is the capital and largest city in Tochigi Prefecture, as of October 2010, the city has an estimated population of 510,416 .  Utsunomiya is approximately 100 km north of Tokyo. It is the stop before Nasu on the Shinkansen train and quite a few of my colleagues live there.  Its a much bigger city than Nasu/Otawara, but I don’t often go there, I usually go into Tokyo if… Read More Utsunomiya