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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...
Shima Onsen

Winter in Japan: Open-air Onsen, Scenic Snowscapes, Skiing and More!

As we’ve written before on our blog (see links below), the Japanese take pride in the distinct charm of each of the ...
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

Onsen town near Tokyo even Japan enthusiasts admire

Description When saying onsen resort, people tend to imagine it to have left far from towns such as Tokyo. Yet, actuall...
Onsen

A Ryokan outside Tokyo, but Close to Tokyo

Overview There are also a lot of ryokan in Tokyo but most of them do not equipped with onsen and meals. So, it is ...