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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 7: Climbing mountains【SoraHouse】

What will we discover when we hike up the mountain behind the SoraHouse?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 6: Outdoor bathing【SoraHouse】

Every countryside home needs a riverside rotenburo, but will it be the tub of dreams?

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One Piece Devil Fruit Bath Bombs from Lush are on their way and will be offered outside Japan too

Bath Bomb fragrances evoke the adventure and friendship of the hit anime/manga series.

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Solaniwa Onsen: Kansai’s largest hot spring theme park is also one of its most beautiful

Finally, a super hot spring facility that accepts people with tattoos…on one condition. 

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Japanese onsen stand is part gas station, part hot spring vending machine

We pump some healing waters to go.

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You’re not supposed to drink this special sake from Japan【Non taste-test】

Suppin doesn’t have a place at the table, but it’s definitely got a spot in our home now.

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Save time AND water by turning your shower into a bath with this nifty Japanese gadget

Relax while you wash with this innovative shower head!

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Bathe in poop with Japan’s latest weirdly wonderful bath bomb

Move aside unicorns, it’s time for human poo to take the spotlight in the bathtub.

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Can the lowest-rated portable bathtub on Amazon Japan make our office a relaxing bathhouse?【Pics】

It looks like a shoe and might break when you put water in it…so of course we bought it.

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Lush releases sakura bath bomb as part of new designed-in-Japan floral lineup【Photos】

Hanami, Kochi, and Hinamatsuri bath bombs are inspired by Japan’s three favorite springtime flowers.

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Mandarin orange peels aren’t trash, they’re treasure! Three chimpi tips to reuse your mikan skins

Japanese granny, of course, knew things we didn’t.

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Soak in a sand bath in Beppu, Japan’s famous onsen region

How to enjoy the healing powers of hot sand at this popular seaside location. 

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Tokyo hotel lets your rent out entire Japanese bath facility, become lord of the baths【Pics】

You don’t need to be staying overnight to enjoy this special kind of relaxing luxury.

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Lost at the nengajo lottery this year? Get a second chance by winning your way to onsen instead

People who didn’t win the official New Year’s greeting card lottery now have a new chance to win discounted or even free entry to certain hot springs.

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Japan’s Capybara Long Bath Championship 2022! Upstart powerhouse vs. original dynasty【Video】

“Leeeeet’s get ready to relaaaaaaaax!”

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Japanese hot spring charges almost 35 bucks for bucket of uncooked carrots, otaku likely to pay up

Virtual YouTuber cross-promotion gives fans a real-world memento.

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Which of these Beppu-themed bath salts make your home bath feel most like the famous onsen area?

Our reporter Go Hatori finds out!

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Natural hot spring bathhouse in Tokyo’s Kabukicho is a super-cheap place to stay

Luxury spa facility is in the top 10 most booked wellness experiences in the world but not a lot of people know there’s a way you can spend the night there. 

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Why do Japanese hot spring inns give you tea and sweets at check-in? For your own safety

It may not be the only reason, but part of the plan is that green tea and wagashi will help keep you safe during your stay.

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Honey, I’ve shrunk the Japanese bath controls! New miniatures celebrate a home icon

Tiny panels talk to you and play melodies, just like the real thing. 

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