Japan is quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations to visit these days. Maybe you’re looking into flights to Japan and wondered where the best place to stay is? Forget Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto and journey to the heart of the Japanese countryside where fantasy-like scenery and legendary Japanese cuisine is prepared. Slumber in tatami rooms with views of the rivers, mountains, lakes and forests! Open air baths with waterfalls in snow! This could be you, too!
It’s the ultimate vacation, getting away from it all and settling into the center of real Japanese culture.
What is this amazing place you ask? Why it’s a Traditional Japanese Inn at a Hot Spring / Onsen!
Watch the full length videos here:
▶︎ Japanese Onsen Bath Experience: Hot Spring Paradise
▶︎ Japanese Inn & Kaiseki Cuisine: The Ryokan Stay Experience
★ How Much is One Night at a Ryokan?
Stays cost between 12,000 yen ($100) to 22,000 Yen ($180) and come with incredibly prepared kaiseki meals – dinner & breakfast and access to the baths! It’s not just a hotel stay, it’s an experience!
Here are the 13 places in Fukushima featured in this series:
☆ Sahako no yu public bath house http://www.iwakicity-park.or.jp/sahako/
☆ Shintsuta https://www.japanican.com/en/hotel/de…
☆ Hana no yu http://www.hotelhananoyu.jp/
☆ Urabandai Grandeco Tokyu Hotel http://www.tokyuhotelsjapan.com/en/ho…
☆ Yamagataya Ryokan http://www.tokyuhotelsjapan.com/en/ho…
☆ Kawachi Ryokan http://www.kawachiya-gr.jp/hotel/ ☆ Hanakanzashi https://www.japanican.com/en/hotel/de…
☆ Tamago yu http://www.tamagoyu.net/
☆ Hotel Sansuiso http://www.sansuiso.jp/
☆ Sabakoyu http://www.fckk.co.jp/onsen/?page_id=5
☆ Ryokan Harataki http://www.yumeguri.co.jp/en/
☆ Ookawaso http://www.ookawaso.co.jp/en/
☆ Toryukan https://travel.rakuten.com/hotel/Japa…
☆ Iwaburo http://www.kanko-aizu.com/higaeri/3116/
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This show has been created and produced by John Daub ジョン・ドーブ. He’s been living and working in Japan for over 20 years and regularly reports on TV for Japan’s International Channel.