Onsen

Onsen

How to Take an Onsen?|8 Rules & Manners of Japanese Onsen

Today, we will be introducing the etiquette of visiting hot springs(Onsen) in Japan. It is no exaggeration to sa...
Cuisine

Onsen Ryokan with Beds and Western Style Meals

Anyone who speaks English probably knows the proverb, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” In Japanese we also have a ...
Onsen

The Differences Between ‘Spa,’ ‘Hot Spring,’ and ‘Onsen’

When I write about Japanese ‘onsen’ in English, I use the Japanese word ‘onsen’ rather than using any related foreign ...
Onsen

Tattoo-Friendly Onsens: Will the Day Come When These Become the Norm in Japan?

Introduction Since our Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan is a tattoo-friendly onsen ryokan, people with tattoos can bathe in...
Onsen

Private Onsen, room with an open-air bath / 6 different types of bath in Onsen Ryokan

Our ‘Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan’ has three private onsen, all of which are open-air baths(Rotenburo), two rooms with ...
Kashiwaya Ryokan

Private Onsen Tsuki-no-yu Renovated !

Visitors from Japan come looking for different things, from authentic Japanese food, cultural experiences, and shopping...
Kashiwaya Ryokan

The Perfect Spot for the Last Night of Your Trip to Japan: A Country Onsen Ryokan

When you come to Japan, where would you like to go? Maybe to Tokyo, one of the biggest cities in the world. Or to Kyot...
Kashiwaya Ryokan

Accomodating Onsen Ryokan for Solo Travelers in Japan

The number of international visitors to Japan has been increasing at an incredible rate. According to the Japan Touris...
Onsen

Are people with tattoos allowed in onsen?

Yes, we are tattoo friendly onsen ryokan! In Japan, people with tattoo are often rejected to take onsen. You must fee...
Onsen

Ryokan that has Rooms with Private Onsen and Open-air Bath

Overview: There are more ryokan that have guest rooms with private onsen and private open-air bath recently. At those ...