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4 Soothing Onsen Day Trips from Tokyo

While these Kanagawa onsen and their surrounds are certainly worth an overnight stay, each can work equally as well as a day trip.

The 3 Most Famous Hot Springs in Japan

Edo-Period philosopher Hayashi Razan identified the three best onsen in all of Japan.

5 Great Couples’ Onsen Getaways

Private baths let you have some alone time in the tub.

Better Know Your Bento Boxes

There are many different types of bento boxes that vary in shape and material, each with its own unique history.

10 Great Gifts from Japan

These original gifts represent the rich cultural heritage of this country—and tend to go down well with overseas visitors, too!

12 Incredible Onsen Getaways from Osaka

Choose from large spas, private family baths, mixed-gender onsen and more!

8 Must-See Flower Spots in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a must-visit place for nature lovers. After its harsh and snowy winters, the land shows off tulips in spring, lavender fields in summer, cosmos in autumn, and many more colorful flowers throughout the year.

The World’s Only Outdoor Ice Onsen

When Hokkaido's highest lake is covered in ice during winter, it features an igloo-style onsen.

5 Incredible Snow-covered Onsen

This collection of winter snowscapes will help you beat the winter chill in the most unique way possible.

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