Cozy Experiences of One-house Inn in a Secluded Hot Spring (Part2)

Hello, welcome to the 2nd episode about staying at a cozy Japanese hot spring inn! I was planning to upload the episode soon after the 1st one, but summer has already come when I noticed! I would like to introduce “Hoshi Onsen, Chojukan” in Gunma prefecture this time. The inn is very historical and famous…

My First Visiting to Yamaguchi Prefecture! (Part 1: Nature & Food)

Hello Folks! My first episode in 2019 is my exiting trip to Yamaguchi prefecture, where locates in the western part of Japan, with my Onsen (Hot spring) buddies at the end of January! I belong to the group which consists of Onsen lovers and it was the annual trip event and the first visiting there…

Came Back to Shima Onsen!

Winter season is the best for enjoying Onsen (Hot-springs). I can be so relaxed and have wonderful feeling whenever I jump into the warmer Onsen from very cold outside. The last episode in 2018 is about Shima Onsen in Gunma Prefecture where I visited with my husband the other day in this month. Shima Onsen…

Okukinu Onsen Hiking with Gorgeous Landscape in Autumn

It has been the mid-autumn in Japan, which is my most favorite season in a year. I believe this is the best time to travel in our country for enjoying landscape in the nature due to changing leaves colors from green to yellow & red. The season reminds me that a time to visit Teshiozawa…

9 Basic Manners at Hot Springs or Public Baths in Japan

Hot springs (Onsen) and Public baths (Sento) are one of my favorite Japanese culture which I would like to leave to the future. So many foreign travelers also came when I visited to hot springs resorts all over Japan. I am very glad to share the wonderful culture with them, but I sometimes encountered regretful…

Kusatsu Is a Nice Place, So Come There at Once!

Have you ever heard Kusatsu Onsen (Hot Spring ) in Japan? There is one of the most famous Onsen spots which are categorized in No.1 hot spring resort in Japan. The other day, I suddenly decided to go on a 1 night & 2 days trip there because I unexpectedly had a spare time on…

Mt. Takao is the Nearest Oasis in Tokyo    

Yesterday was a really fine day and warmer than usual, I went to Mt. Takao where locates in western suburb in Tokyo with my hiking buddy, a friend in my university days. We have often visited various mountains together for recent years. Our motto is “loose-climbing” and “don’t push ourselves so hard”. We would like…