By adam.ro

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Masks Out: Winter has come so Beware of the Flu!

If you’re visiting Tokyo this winter you may be alarmed by how many people are wearing surgical masks like a scene from 28 Days Later. Don’t worry, the apocalypse isn’t coming. They either just have a cold or are protecting themselves from catching one. Why? jp.fotolia.com/ As the temperature in Tokyo starts to fall, the…

Bathe in Rising Temperatures at the Best Onsen in Kusatsu – Otaki No Yu!

Known as one of the most famous onsen towns in Japan, Kusatsu in Gunma has a free-flowing hot spring which gushes out 32,300 liters of onsen water per day. The natural waters have been said to cure all ailments bar love sickness and Kusatsu has been ranked as the number 1 onsen in Japan for…

Cure Your Ailments with Myoujin no Yu’s Iron-Rich Baths in Tokyo!

Myoujin no Yu, located in Oyata in East Tokyo, has a real traditional feel with wood omnipresent throughout the building. So if you are looking for a place in the city where you can have some rest and relaxation, this onsen might be perfect for you. myoujin-no-yu.com/ myoujin-no-yu.com/ Myoujin no Yu has two large wooden…

Head to Roppongi For the Finest Indian Dining in Japan at Moti

As you enter Moti in Roppongi you know you’re in good company with a picture of Janet Jackson and her mother (also mother of Michael Jackson as the caption duly informs, in case you didn’t know) up on the wall amongst other celebrity guests who have eaten here. Passing by the celebrity snaps, it’s easy…

Step Into the 4th Dimension For a Luxurious Sauna and Onsen Experience in Saitama!

Across Tokyo and Saitama, there are a plethora of super sentos offering a range of different baths, jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms and other ways to relax away from the madness of the metropolis. One popular super sento favourite is ganbanyoku (stone sauna) and in Kita-Urawa, Saitama one bath house has taken the stone sauna into…