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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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Resident Evil Umbrella green, red herb bath salts now exist in real world, are terrifying【Pics】

Surely we can trust the makers of the t-virus to help us relax and improve our skin quality, right?

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Sento bathhouse gets a new lease on life as a Tokyo cafe and office space

A very unique place to telework and surprise your colleagues during online meetings.

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State of the sento — Tokyo’s public baths are disappearing, but statistics show a sliver of hope

It was a rough year for Japan’s non-onsen bathhouses, but a comeback might be on the way.

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