Kurokawa Onsen in Kumamoto Prefecture
The first onsen I ever visited in Japan was Kurokawa Onsen in Kumamoto Prefecture. Although I've visited many other onsens in the 19 years I…
The Best Natural Japanese Hot Springs in Japan
This is the only location I have ever seen in Japan that has a natural hot spring pool in the indoor pool area. This means you can go in with your fa…
Onsen town in Japan - Oita Prefecture, Beppu-shi
Although it may have seen better days, to me the onsen capital of Japan still has to be Oita. I lived there as a JET in the mid-90's, so I migh…
Name your top Onsen Hot-Spring village or town in Japan!
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