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Japanese style travel

Japanese style accommodation

Minshuku - Japanese bed and breakfast

"There are different kinds of ryokan and minshuku inns in Japan... Personally I like minshukus best as they small and more personable. The owners run the minshuku and cook the meals. They take great pride preparing meals and making sure you are comfortable."

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Ryokan – Japanese inn

“Futon, onsen, and dinner are the three reasons I choose to stay at ryokan over other lodging facilities...
Dinner is usually amazing at a ryokan too. Local produce is usually used to make the best food and you will be able to eat the local specialties.”

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Japanese style relaxation

Take a trip to an onsen hot spring

“Japanese travelers love to go on a day trip to an onsen. Spend the day with your friends, try some local foods, and relax in the bath. Higaeri onsen is the Japanese word for a one-day trip Japanese hot spring.”

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Try ashiyu – onsen for your feet

“Have you tried onsen in Japan? There are many famous hot spring areas in the country and most of them offer both full baths and ashiyu. Ashiyu is an onsen footbath. Try it. A warm foot bath is the perfect way to rest, especially after a long walk.”

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Take a bath Japanese style

Onsen hot spring etiquette

“Hot springs are often marketed for their positive effects on health: skin, articulations, cardio-vascular system, muscular relaxation… depending on its mineral content, the hot water is supposed to have an impact on your body.“

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Using a sento public bath

“Take a shower before getting into the bath. Once you are clean, you need to go into the hot water and feel your muscle relax! In winter, it warms you up. In summer, it washes away your sweat. This is nearly therapy!”

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