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The Onsen in the storm

JAPAN | Mon, 30 Jul 2018 | By chloebruce | Views [98]

It has rained all day today. Being the UK that shouldn’t be even worthy of mention, but it is the relieving cleanse of heavy rain after an uneasy prolonged heatwave, so with relief I say, it has rained all day today. Whenever it rains now, I mean ... Read more >

Tags: arashiyama, female empowerment, japan, kyoto, onsen

Birthday Traditions Old and New (Like, so new they're not even a tradition yet...)

JAPAN | Sat, 19 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [283]

On Thursday, I decided to celebrate my birthday in some kind of imitation of tradition. One part of the tradition was getting pancakes. (Another part was going to a Japanese restaurant where they cook the food in front of you, which sounds like it should ... Read more >

Tags: money, onsen, pancakes, water

Last Memories of Japan... OR How to Be Naked With Old Ladies... OR How to Spot a Cross-Dresser 101

JAPAN | Thu, 1 Oct 2009 | By hannahandemma | Views [1863] | Comments [7]

OK. So last time we left off, we had climbed down a mountain and encountered the wrath of Buddha. If you thought that Japan was done with us, you were wrong.    As everyone keeps telling me, onsens are part of the Japanese experience. You can't go ... Read more >

Tags: japan, maid cafe, onsen, tokyo

Relaxing at an onsen in autumn ~

JAPAN | Wed, 19 Nov 2008 | By kurenai | Views [1631]

I had a chance to visit an onsen hotel last weekend in Ikeda called Fushiokaku (http://www.fushioukaku.co.jp/english/index.html) and it was quite a treat. My friend and I walked into our lovely spacious (well, spacious for Japan) hotel room, plopped ... Read more >

Tags: autumn, culture, fall, hot springs, japan, kouyou, onsen, osaka, red leaves, rotenburo

Hiroshima to Beppu

JAPAN | Sun, 6 Jul 2008 | By jeffbrad | Views [4833] | Comments [2]

Fri 4th Jul - Off to the central bus station to catch the 13:40 bus I booked yesterday. Nice air-conditioned waiting room to relax in. If you wee in Japan for a long time, there are re-chargeable cards to make it easier to travel without cash. These ... Read more >

Tags: onsen

Indelible impressions from Japanese Hot Springs

JAPAN | Tue, 1 Jan 2008 | By simon_monk | Views [24045]

Travellers often avoid Japan because of it's reputation for being expensive. This was certainly true a decade or so ago, but these days it's quite the bargain. We visit Japan fairly regularly and go to get our fix of two things: the food and the onsen ... Read more >

Tags: children, culture, experience, hot springs, japan, onsen, tokyo

 

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