All About Japan All About Japan

Fresh start every Monday!

Bringing a 70-Year-Old Sento into Modern Day

It’s said that in Tokyo every week another sento goes bust. One of those was Miyanoyu, located in the Nezu district of Tokyo.

The Downtown Osaka Onsen of your Dreams

The newly-opened Solaniwa Onsen Osaka Bay Tower is right in downtown Osaka, which means you can enjoy a luxurious soak on top of all the rest of the city's highlights!

Top 10 Day Trips From Sapporo

Go on a day trip from Sapporo and explore nearby places such as Lake Toya and Jozankei Onsen, and more! Read on to find out the top day trips from Sapporo, courtesy of Trip101!

Retreat to Towada-Hachimantai National Park

Retreat to the deep mountain resort home to meditative lakes, fantastical moors, and healing hot springs!

Homeowners Open Public Bath Under Their House

As thousands had been displaced in the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, the disaster revealed one of the flaws of the community: there were no public baths. Until now!

Top 10 Hotels with Views of Mt. Fuji

Behold spectacular views of Mt. Fuji with Trip101's list of the top 10 hotels around the area.

Top 12 Day Trips From Fukuoka

Explore the hidden delights waiting for you with these top day trips from Fukuoka!

Top Things To Do Around Kumano Kodo, Wakayama

If you want all the insider information on this unique and must-see location of Japan, then simply read on and discover, for yourself, the top things to do in Kumano Kodo in Wakayama, Japan.

10 Great Things to Do in Saga Prefecture

For many visitors to Japan, Kyushu is an overlooked destination. Which is unfortunate, because Saga Prefecture offers uncharted waters to explore, with its inspired history, bountiful natural resources and unique cultural activities.

Top 20 Things To Do In Nagano, Japan

Check out Trip101's list of the amazing things you can do in Nagano, and start planning your trip today!

12 Things To Do In Hakone

Hakone is a mountainous town in the Ashigarashimo District of Kanagawa Prefecture close to Mount Fuji. Here are 12 things you shouldn't miss when in the onsen town!

Enjoy a Public Bath from the Privacy of Home

Some public bath houses in Japan are doing their part to support social distancing by uploading videos of their soothing baths.

Top 5 Sights in Izu

Whether you like surfing, exploring history, petting capybara or just relaxing in a hot spring, the Izu Peninsula has you covered!

Gunma: A Cultural & Culinary Hotspot

Tucked away in central Japan, within a stone's throw of Tokyo, is Gunma Prefecture. This destination hosts a wealth of surprises; hot springs, and cultural and culinary experiences abound!

Roadtrip 5 Awesome Spots on the Noto Peninsula

Discover the secrets of the Noto Peninsula, situated on the wild northwestern coast of Honshu. Although remote, this area has it all; beautiful natural sights, historical architecture, fine handicrafts and relaxing hot spring resorts!

Luxurious Onsen Hotel in the Heart of Tokyo

Yuen Shinjuku is a new hot spring hotel in Tokyo that brings the elegant and relaxed atmosphere of a traditional ryokan to the heart of Japan's capital city.

It's Not Over Yet for This 88-Year-Old 'Sento'

There's been a trend of sento, or public baths, closing across Japan. But for one aging Tokyo business, the open sign will be hanging longer, with an incredible new interior.

The Ephemeral Art of Japanese Bathhouses

The artists who specialize in painting Japanese bathhouses are few in number, but their enduring artistic spirit ensures the profession lives on.

Getting to Know Your Bathtub Better

Learn more about bathing in Japan with this online event.

Kinosaki Onsen Celebrates 1300th Anniversary

2020 is the 1300th anniversary of Kinosaki Onsen, a historic onsen town in Hyogo Prefecture, with seven bathhouses located within walking distance of each other.

know-before-you-go