Post Tagged with: "onsen"

  • The Amazing Japanese Hot Spring Bath & Hotel Stay 360°

    The Amazing Japanese Hot Spring Bath & Hotel Stay 360°

    Japan is quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations to visit these days. Maybe you’re looking into flights to Japan and wondered where the best place to stay is? Forget Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto and journey to the heart of […]

  • Japanese Inn & Kaiseki Cuisine: The Ryokan Stay Experience

    Japanese Inn & Kaiseki Cuisine: The Ryokan Stay Experience

    A Traditional Japanese Inn stay can be the highlight of any trip to Japan, and this comprehensive tour of 13 hot spring towns will give you a complete picture of what to expect during a stay. From the tatami room […]

  • Inside Tokyo’s Bath Houses and Sento Story

    Inside Tokyo’s Bath Houses and Sento Story

    Bath houses in Japan have been a part of the culture for hundreds of years and in Tokyo, there are 600 of them in neighborhood all around the city. At Japanese baths, you must be naked which is normal in […]

  • Japanese Onsen Bath Experience

    Japanese Onsen Bath Experience

    Grab your towel because it’s time for an epic Japanese onsen bath adventure! We will explore 12 Onsen Towns, hopping from one to another as a “bath tourist” around Fukushima. Naked outside in the snow? It’s part of the fun! […]

  • Japan’s Volcanic Sand Bath Experience

    Japan’s Volcanic Sand Bath Experience

    VOLCANIC SAND BATH? YES!! Welcome to Ibusuki, Kagoshima! In this episode, John travels to Kagoshima prefecture on the bottom of Kyushu to visit this unique style of onsen. It’s call “suna mushi onsen” (砂むし温泉) in Japan. This style of Volcanic […]

  • Mt. Fuji at the sento local public bath house

    Japan’s Public Bathing Exposed: The Naked Truth

    I remember when I first came to Japan and a new Japanese friend invited me to a sento, a public bath. My first thought was “WTF dude! I’m not going get naked with you in the same bath and pretend you aren’t […]

  • Snow Bathing: The Japanese Winter Onsen Experience at Takaragawa

    Snow Bathing: The Japanese Winter Onsen Experience at Takaragawa

    I got the chance to visit one of the popular onsen in the Kanto area called TAKARAGAWA ONSEN 宝川温泉 recently. It’s located in Gunma prefecture about 2 hours by bus and train from Tokyo. It’s become quite famous with foreign […]