Hakone is a mountainous area in Kanagawa prefecture known for its hot springs, greenery and spectacular views of Mt. Fuji. While I wouldn’t normally recommend going to the main tourist locations in Japan, Hakone is a lovely, quiet area if you avoid the most touristy spots, or at the very least, avoid the common ways
Top Onsen – We read on previous post “what is an Onsen” and “How to Onsen” – Now we are ready to enjoy one! … But… Where to go? …Well, we have made a short list of some onsen in Japan that will assure you an enjoyable time, and in many cases, a unique experience!
Sometimes visiting an Onsen could seem like a difficult experience: the language, the manners, the cultural differences… But don’t be afraid! , everybody is coming to relax and enjoy, therefore the mood is very nice and it is very likely that people around you will be very helpful. Still, it is a good idea to
Onsen or hot spring is one of the bathing facilities in Japan. Its water comes from a geothermally heated spring that is believed to have healing powers derived from its mineral content. Originally located in the outdoor, there are some ryokan or traditional japanese hotels that have indoor onsen. There are some indoor baths that have a zen rock