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6 Things I love about Hot Springs in Japan


I love Japanese public baths.

It doesn’t matter if it’s onsen (a bath house where all the water is pumped up from volcanic activity in the earth) or sento (regular boiled water with the occasional minerals added), after a stressful day of meetings, writing, and hard-core Japanese studying, nothing makes me feel better than soaking in a public bath with a bunch of old grannies.

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