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Onsen Travel Tips

Mixed Onsen (Konyoku) – A Complete Guide to Mixed Gender Hot Springs in Japan

October 29, 2019

Konyoku describes a mixed onsen (hot spring) in Japan, where, traditionally, men and women completely stripped off and bathed together, just as they would in a gender-separated onsen. The…

Destinations Onsen

Yunomine Onsen – All Our Travel Tips To Visit This UNESCO World Heritage Site

October 25, 2019

Many of you may have heard of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage. If you haven’t, it is one of the most popular ancient Buddhist pilgrimage trails across the entirety of…

Destinations Hokkaido Onsen

Noboribetsu Onsen Japan – Probably The Best Hot Spring Town In Hokkaido

October 24, 2019

Noboribetsu Onsen is one of the three most famous hot spring places in the entire northern island of Hokkaido, quite possibly being the most famous one, and for good…

Destinations Gifu Prefecture Onsen

Gero Onsen Japan – A Magnificent Hot Spring Town Lost In Gifu Prefecture

October 24, 2019

Gero Onsen – Japan is full of hot spring towns and experiences, so much more than meets the eye. Whilst those visiting Tokyo might be inclined to visit the…

Destinations Kyushu Onsen

Yufuin Onsen – Relax At This Laid-back Hot Spring Town In Oita Prefecture

October 22, 2019

Located further west of Kyushu in Oita Prefecture, and sitting at the foot of the stunning twin-peaked Mount Yufu, Yufuin Onsen town consists of a smattering of old-school/authentic as…