Travelers have been visiting Beppu for its natural baths for years, but now the onsen is coming to them instead.
Muscles, hot springs and stunning scenery combine to create some memorable slow motion bathing experiences.
Kyushu amusement park will also have “artificial intelligence duck races.”
One of the most magical events of the season combines traditional bathing with the iconic blossoms of spring.
Find out what the country’s most well-known onsen look like as a cute idol group in their very first video.
Sweet dreams are made of baths with a maple syrup.
Now you don’t have to stay overnight to enjoy this awesome hotel’s all-natural onsen baths.
The Mayor of Beppu is delivering on his promise of a hot spring amusement park with tickets, fireworks and home-delivered onsen water for patrons.
Whether you’re a backpacker looking to clean yourself up or just want to experience this aspect of traditional Japanese culture, hundreds of options are at your fingertips.
The main character is shown on the cover, but it’s not the girl.
Beppu’s onsen destination plans to start receiving guests this year.
“Ohh yiss, ohh yiss, that feels nice.”
Before bathing? After bathing? As soon as you arrive? Or not at all? Find out when most people usually change into yukata when staying at a ryokan.
Two prefectures, both famous for their onsen, are particularly opposed to the switch.
The mayor who pledged to create an onsen amusement park if his video received a million views now has another message for the public.
The clip shows a number of jaw-dropping ideas for the spa-filled amusement park, including onsen carousels and roller coasters filled with spring water.
For more than 30 years, this Japanese zoo has been keeping its capybaras cozy, and visitors oohing and aahing at their adorable hot spring-style setup.
This Rakuten Travel list has us packing our tiny towels, ready for an onsen-focused vacation.
Because it’s always nice to have such cute company, right?