Most Japan trips include a stop in Tokyo, but not enough people hit the onsen while there. Read on to learn about some fantastic hot spring destinations that you can add to your next trip.
Making the trip to Japan’s former capital? It’s a city packed with nods to the country’s history and tradition – and what better Japanese tradition is there than bathing in hot water? Read on to learn all about Kyoto's best onsen areas.
At the top of Japan is Hokkaido, a place famous for being one small cultural step removed from the rest of the country. It’s colder, flatter, and is famous for its sheep. But one thing Hokkaido has in common with the rest of Japan is some of the best hot springs in the world. Read on to learn about the best onsen areas the northern island has to offer.
Nothing beats a private onsen. You get all of the relaxing benefits of a regular hot spring bath but without the swarms of tourists. Plus, they come with gorgeous rooms attached. Read about the top 11 private onsen in Japan here.