Category: Onsen

Onsen in Japan
By: Date: September 3, 2020 Categories: Lifestyle,Onsen,Tradition Tags: , , , , ,

The Onsen in Japan are spa where you can receive treatments based on water coming from volcanic underground. The land of Japan sits right on a volcanic belt and this geographic characteristic allows many volcanic hot springs to emerge out from its earth. It is said that there are over 3,000 hot spring locations nationwide. Since…

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A Tour around the Oldest Onsen in Japan
By: Date: May 23, 2013 Categories: Onsen Tags: , , , , , ,

The spa town of Zao is located at an altitude of 880 meters above sea level, on the slopes of the volcano of Mount Zao, Yamagata Prefecture. In winter, it is regarded as one of Japan’s leading ski resorts, allowing skiers to enjoy great relaxing baths in hot tubs after a day on the slopes….

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Onsen: Heart of Japanese dreams
By: Date: April 9, 2013 Categories: Onsen Tags: , , , ,

When the Japanese salary men dream of isolation, they do not dream of exotic beaches. They dream about the onsen, the natural hot springs in Japan. It is no exaggeration to say that the onsen are the Japanese national obsession. Many Japanese go to the onsen at least a couple of times a year. In…

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