Top 3 Things to Do in Osaka

Top 3 Things to Do in Osaka

Osaka is one of the largest and most populated cities of Japan. It is also part of the Keihanshin metropolis, which includes the three largest Japanese cities (except Tokyo): Kyoto, Kobe and Osaka. It is not a surprise that millions of tourists travel to this amazing city every year. Besides Osaka Castle, there are dozens of interesting sights and programs in Osaka as well. If you are planning to travel to Osaka and you have no idea what to do there (or rather, where to start exploring th... [ read more ]

Best Spa Towns in Japan

Best Spa Towns in Japan

Spa towns or resort towns are usually located around mineral springs. They are excellent places for relaxation, but their healthy benefits are important as well. The most popular and important treatment provided by spa towns is the hydrotheraphy. This can be hot thermal bath and mineral cold water.  It's all up to you which one you choose. In Japan, the term 'onsen' describes both hot springs and bathing facilities. Sometimes even spa resorts are referred to as onsen. The Land of the R... [ read more ]

Best Spa Resorts in Yokohama

Best Spa Resorts in Yokohama

It is very important to find a relaxing and peaceful place if you decide to spend your vacation in Japan. The majority of the country's large cities, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, and Yokohama, too have several luxurious hotels and spa resorts. The spa resorts in Japan are closely related to the hot springs or onsen of the country. Spa resorts are good places for relaxation. The all-inclusive programs provided by much of these resorts are benefactor for the human body. The so-called spa t... [ read more ]

Tips for Visiting an Onsen

Tips for Visiting an Onsen

Thousands of tourists plan to visit an onsen, or hot spring, when they travel to Japan. Hot springs are very popular throughout the whole country. They are very good choices if someone is looking for relaxing activities. Most of the Japanese hot springs are traditional, focusing on the traditional values of Japanese art and culture. If you plan to visit an onsen, it is advisable to have some knowledge about the etiquette of a Japanese hot spring. Visitors should know what to do and what t... [ read more ]

5 must-visit hot springs in Japan

5 must-visit hot springs in Japan

Japan has many natural resources that double as tourist attractions, but none are more popular than hot springs, the famous Japanese onsen. Onsen are not the kind of travel destinations that only foreigners seek out - they are actually the holiday spot of choice of many Japanese who want to kick back and relax. Relaxation is the key word when it comes to hot springs, and when you are in Japan there is no better way to enjoy the famous Japanese hospitality. Unlike hot springs in other parts o... [ read more ]