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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Experience the Great Outdoors in Gunma
Located in the center of Japan's main island, Gunma Prefecture is a paradise for outdoor lovers, with a variety of exciting seasonal activities to enjoy.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Retreat to Towada-Hachimantai National Park
Retreat to the deep mountain resort home to meditative lakes, fantastical moors, and healing hot springs!
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.
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.
Deep in Snow Country - Yuzawa and Minakami
Join us as we search for onsen and winter scenery through the Yuzawa and Minakami regions of central Japan.