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5 Reasons to Stay at Hakone Ginyu

Known as one of Japan’s top 'ryokan,' Hakone Ginyu is the perfect combination of modern and traditional. Here are five reasons to hang your hat up here for a few nights!

Stay in a Luxurious 160-Year-Old Farmhouse

Immerse yourself in traditional Japanese culture at this 160-year-old 'ryokan' in Hida-Takayama.

An Otaku's Dream Home

Let your geek flag fly in an affordable boarding house in Tokyo that welcomes anime, manga and video game fanatics.

6 Unique yet Affordable Hotels in Tokyo

Even in Tokyo, you can still find a great selection of unique and affordable places to lay your head—if you know where to look!

Grace & Ryosuke at the 'Ryokan'

Our favorite Texan in Tokyo heads to Tochigi to try her first 'ryokan' experience—and we've got the video here!

Stay in a 120-Year-Old Kyoto House

In Kyoto, a 120-year-old house has been renovated into a beautiful, nostalgic image of timeless Japan.

Full Japanese Breakfast, Miniaturized

What kind of food will you eat at a ryokan? Check out this cute, miniature version of a meal to get some pointers!

Top 10 Best Ryokan of Japan

If you're looking for traditional Japanese-style lodging, look no further than these ten Japanese inns.

Because Ninja Need Naps Too!

This themed capsule hotel in Yokohama offers ninja a place to lay down their heads.

This Ryokan Has an Onsen You Can Stand In

Feel the water rush up from below in this 1.25-meter-deep hot spring carved out of solid rock!

The Poster Spring for Japan Rail

Located deep in the mountains of Miyagi, this hot spring hotel is all about healing. Its outdoor 'onsen' is so picturesque that it's been featured in posters for JR.

Spend the Night at the Bat Cave Apartment

Loaded with Batman paraphernalia, we imagine this is where Bruce Wayne would stay if he were to fly over to Japan's capital on the Batjet.

8 Accommodation Options in Japan

So, you're planning your first trip or long-term move to Japan and you’re afraid you’ll end up under a bridge, alone and cold, unable to find a roof? This article is for you!

5 Unique Date Destinations in Tokyo & Beyond

These unique date destinations and experiences would surely make your heart melt, and create memories you'll never forget.

Charming Traditional Ryokan in Gero

This charming and magnificent ryokan, with its in-room 'kaiseki' dinner, is a great reason to venture into the hills above Gero.

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