Fukuoka is the most populous prefecture in Kyushu, one of the large islands of southern Japan. Although few people may think of onsen when they hear the word “Fukuoka,” there are surprisingly many attractive onsen spots.
In this article, we have picked onsen facilities that can be enjoyed on a day trip, onsen facilities (hotels and ryokan) where you can stay overnight, and famous onsen areas in Fukuoka.
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Are you looking to relax in an onsen after a day of exploration in Kyoto?
There are many ryokan (Japanese-style inns) and sento (public baths) in the city where you can really take in the culture of Japan while bathing in a natural onsen.
In this article, we will be covering spots where you can enjoy a day trip to an onsen, lodges with onsen where you can stay overnight, as well as facilities that offer private onsen.
From the open-air onsen baths where you can enjoy snowy landscapes, to natural onsen hot springs surrounded by forests, to large onsen baths where you can soak while overlooking a vast lake, Hokkaido’s onsen hot springs are some of the most attractive in Japan. Hokkaido is full of amazing spots to enjoy.
In this article, we will introduce the best 12 onsen areas in Hokkaido.
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What is Hokuriku? The Hokuriku area is a smaller subset of Chubu, one of the 5 main regions of Japan; including Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, and Chugoku. The three Prefectures of Ishikawa, Fukui, and Toyama make up the region. Hokuriku has the best of both worlds, with both beautiful coastlines on the western side as well as ranges of mountains along the eastern side. With picturesque towns, rich cultural history, mouthwatering local delicacies, beautiful hiking trails, and parks, it is filled with tons of activities and experiences to try.
So, you’re going to Japan on a study abroad. You must be excited, nervous, and maybe even a little bit concerned.
Especially if it is your first time in Japan, you may be wondering what you can expect from living in the country long-term.
In this article, we will be breaking down some of the most surprising aspects of life in Japan as a student.
These were all considered and chosen by those who have had experience studying abroad in Tokyo.
Are you thinking about using a T-Mobile international roaming plan during your trip to Japan?
Thankfully, some T-Mobile plans allow you to use your phone in Japan for no extra charge.
However, these plans also have some cons and are not for everyone. The connection speeds may be slow, or you may not have a lot of data to use while on your trip.
In this article, we will be explaining T-Mobile’s roaming plans for Japan in detail. This includes the connection speeds and coverage, pros and cons, and how to use the plans themselves.
Are you taking a trip to a famous Japanese Onsen town soon? Hakone, Kusatsu, Beppu, Kurokawa, Noboribetsu, Kinosaki, Dogo, and Fuji Kawaguchiko are just a few of the most famous onsen towns in Japan. In reality, there are onsen all over Japan and no matter where you’re traveling you will probably be able to find one.
If you’re traveling in Japan, it would be beneficial to know the unwritten and complicated rules about using their world-famous onsen hot spring baths, so we created this guide.
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In this article, we will be going over some of the best ryokan and hotels in Nikko.
Nikko is located in Tochigi Prefecture, which is only about two hours out from Tokyo. This makes it a great vacation spot for those who are looking for a quick getaway from the city.
Do have any interest in visiting an island of deers near Hiroshima? Miyajima is a small island off the coast of Hiroshima and is known for its red torii gates off the shores, its deer population, and its awesome shopping street.
If you want to spend the night on the island, you’re going to need to know the best places to stay at. That’s why we gathered videos from 10 of the best ryokan and hotels on Miyajima. Get a feel for the atmospheres and rooms while checking out what each has to offer.
Go for a traditional stay in a ryokan on tatami mats or a more modern stay in a hotel in a bed. Whatever you choose from the list, we’re sure you’ll be satisfied.
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Have you ever thought about visiting the white snow-topped fields of Hokkaido in the winter? Or spending a weekend in the cool summer of beautiful Hokkaido?
If you visit Hokkaido, you’re going to want to know the best places to stay with the best Japanese foods. That’s why we made this list of the best 10 ryokan in Hokkaido.
We gathered videos of the best Japanese ryokan in Hokkaido so that you could get a feel for the atmosphere of each. These ryokan are spread out all over Hokkaido, so no matter where you go decide to go in Hokkaido, you have an idea of what to expect!