CNNGo explores Japan's northernmost island, a winter paradise for lovers of snow, hot springs, seafood and beer
Kamigoten Ryokan has been run by the same family since 1658. Turns out high quality H2O is the key to its longevity
Check out this surreal gallery to find out what's behind the frozen armies taking over the Yamagata hills
Soaking up one of Japan's best-loved traditions is a tonic for both mind and body
Enough with the “weird Japan” hype -- here’s why the reality is far more interesting
Nozawa Onsen offers free hot springs, sake, fireworks and ... angry mobs?
Hot baths, river rafting and cheesy theme parks in this alternative to the tourist-packed options
Battered prefecture lays out the onsen welcome mat after triple disaster
It's CNNGo Relax Asia week and we can think of few things more relaxing than a hot comfy soak. Here are our picks of Tokyo's baths
Japan is full of hot spring inns, but these are the very best in five categories
Why leave Tokyo for a hot spring resort when there is a hot spring "theme park" right in Odaiba?