Onsen

The Japanese inn that claims to make you beautiful

The Japanese inn that claims to make you beautiful

Kamigoten Ryokan has been run by the same family since 1658. Turns out high quality H2O is the key to its longevity
Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Check out this surreal gallery to find out what's behind the frozen armies taking over the Yamagata hills
Healing waters: The Japanese onsen experience

Healing waters: The Japanese onsen experience

Soaking up one of Japan's best-loved traditions is a tonic for both mind and body
Not so strange after all: Making sense of 'weird Japan'

Not so strange after all: Making sense of 'weird Japan'

Enough with the “weird Japan” hype -- here’s why the reality is far more interesting
Bizarre Nagano ski resort a winter hot spot

Bizarre Nagano ski resort a winter hot spot

Nozawa Onsen offers free hot springs, sake, fireworks and ... angry mobs?
The Devil's hot spring: A different onsen experience awaits in Kinugawa

The Devil's hot spring: A different onsen experience awaits in Kinugawa

Hot baths, river rafting and cheesy theme parks in this alternative to the tourist-packed options
Fukushima hot spring resorts: Bathing in Japan's nuclear shadow

Fukushima hot spring resorts: Bathing in Japan's nuclear shadow

Battered prefecture lays out the onsen welcome mat after triple disaster
Steam up and chill out in these searing hot Tokyo baths

Steam up and chill out in these searing hot Tokyo baths

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
Travel Economic News Releases 2009's Top Hot Spring Inns

Travel Economic News Releases 2009's Top Hot Spring Inns

Japan is full of hot spring inns, but these are the very best in five categories
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