Tag Archive: hotspring

many famous Japanese hot springs are fake

many famous Japanese hot springs are fake I love so many things about Japan ‘honesty’ and ‘soaking in hot springs’ are definitely among them   so I was shocked to stumble across an article on the Washington Post website. It states that many famous…
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how to.. enjoy skiing in Japan: winter camping in a camper car

How to.. enjoy skiing in Japan: winter camping in a camper car   Japan by campervan in winter? An epic ski trip in the Land of Secret Powder? Yes, you really can. And actually, you should!   Read this article…
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Camper skiing trip to Minakami hot springs. Part I: can you camper in snowy Japan? and a visit to Okutone ski area

Camper skiing trip to Minakami hot springs. Part I: can you camper in snowy Japan? And a visit to Okutone ski area. Winter fun does not always include winter sun; it was an ice cold 5-day skiing trip! But what great…
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snow trip coming up: share your experience or questions

Konnichiwa! Winter in Japan is nearing the end, the first trees are blossoming already! So next week we have a quick, last skiing trip planned, by camper of course! It will be a combination of a few smaller ski resorts,…
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how to.. enjoy a Japanese hot spring; onsen-etiquette

Onsen is Japanese for hot springs They are a big part of local culture, today as much as in the past. In this article: how they come to be and more importantly how to enjoy them the way the Japanese…
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How to.. wash, clean and enjoy yourself on the road; hot springs!

Possibly the greatest thing about camper car travel is that you ‘must’ use hot springs! In this article you can find: how you manage with no or a very limited bathroom in your camper how you use and enjoy hot springs…
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How to beat.. visitors -fatigue? Easy planning tip for expats

How to beat.. visitors -fatigue? Easy planning tip for expats Friends and family visiting Japan is so great but planning the best trips for them, and us, can be a headache. One little idea makes planning so much easier, and the trips together amazing. Also for us, expats. Rent a…
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Shirahone Onsen: “Mama, do monkeys like hot springs?”

Do you know Shirahone? Big chance you’ve heard of Nagano. Yep, correct; the location of the 1992-winter-olympics. Now Matsumoto. A little harder already. Maybe less if you have been thinking about traveling to Japan before. It is a pleasant town…
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