Tag archives: onsen

It’s been quite a while since I posted something here, but in the mean time I went to lots of onsen. I’d like to introduce you to some of my favorites: Hana no Yu— This place is special because it …

Posted in Beppu Tagged Beppu, favorite onsen, onsen, time, tiny bubbles, unique

I have been living in Japan for more than three years and usually we spend Christmas and New Year’s in Europe. This time we stayed in Japan for the first time. What better to do than spend Christmas in an …

Posted in Experience reports, Sento & onsen Tagged christmas in japan, experience, onsen, resort, rotenburo, time

Tenkai No Yu is a really nice onsen in the hills of west Oita. We went on a Friday night around 9:15 and it was very busy. All the kazokuburo were occupied all the time we were there. People had to …

Posted in Beppu Tagged bath, experience, friday night, night, oita city, onsen

Distinguishing between onsen and sento is not always as straight forward as you might imagine. The difference is in whether a bath house gets its hot water from a hot spring or the tap. Find out all about the difference.

Posted in The way of the sento Tagged decline, edo, fancy, onsen, resort, sento