All About the Japanese Bathing Culture – and the best places to go near Tokyo!

Taking a bath is s very popular Japanese custom that plays an important role in the Japanese culture. Many Japanese take a bath on a daily basis. Here we'll go over the meaning of a bath, the history and the differences between a sento and an onsen.
Day trips from Tokyo

The Perfect Trip to Nasu Onsen

Nasu Onsen is a large hot spring resort in Tochigi Prefecture. The resort can be accessed by train in only 2 hours from central Tokyo. In this article, we introduce Nasu Onsen and what you can do around the onsen resort.
Day trips from Tokyo

10 Best Onsen Towns near Tokyo!

Taking an onsen is one of the most exciting experiences that you can have in Japan. It has been an essential part of the Japanese culture for over centuries, visiting the onsen allows the Japanese to refresh and get rid of exhaustion from busy days. Japan boasts a large number of onsen resorts that can be found everywhere, and some of them are conveniently located near Tokyo. Taking a weekend trip to the relaxing onsen resort helps you get unwind while exploring tourist attractions and taking in the impressive sceneries around as well. Here is a list of the best onsen resorts near Tokyo!
To do in Tokyo

The Best Sento Public Bath in Tokyo

Sento is a Japanese public bathhouse where you can experience a deep Japanese bathing culture. Here we listed up 10 best sento in Tokyo that you should visit!

Best Places to Visit in Nagano

Nagano prefecture is well known for its beautiful nature such as mountais, forests and highlands. If you love nature and outdoor activities, this will be one of your favourite areas. Let's discover some of the highlights!

10 Best Onsen Hot Springs in Kyushu

Have you ever been down to the southern part of Japan that is Kyushu? The nature is beautiful and there are endless amazing onsen hot springs that you don't want to miss!
Cultural tips

How to Take a Japanese Onsen: Do’s and Don’ts

When coming to Japan, you should visit a onsen at least once. It is a big part of the Japanese lifestyle. But there are several do's and don'ts. Let us teach you the Japanese way of taking an onsen.
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