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Find Your Perfect Tokyo Base with These Hotel Options

The best travel plans all center around finding appropriate accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a traditional experience or a more modern place to crash, Tokyo has no shortage of options for every lifestyle.

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The Steamy Secret Behind Gunma’s Popular Onsen Resort

Of the 2,982 or so onsen (natural hot spring baths) in Japan, Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma has been rated number one of the Top 100 Onsen selected by travel pros for the past 17 years in a row. Come learn how this small town has become one of the most popular onsen resort towns in the country, fielding around 3 million visitors annually.

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History

Finding Peace by Ascending Mt. Minobu

Waiting high up on Mt. Minobu is an area that just might be the place to catch your breath and center yourself. From the fresh crisp air of the mountains to the morning meditations offered at Kuonji Temple, there’s no shortage of options for unwinding during your visit to Yamanashi.

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Food & Drink

Experience Buddhist Cuisine and Traditions at Zenkoji Temple

Live the life of a Buddhist monk, from early morning meditation to sampling the delectable vegetarian cuisine, while experiencing the peaceful surroundings of Zenkoji Temple in Nagano.

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Have a Soak in a Hidden Hot Spring

Extream Onsen tours aim to bring you the pure, naturally heated water of Fukushima surrounded by gorgeous views 1,250 meters above sea level. Take time to relax at a hidden onsen so deep in the midst of nature that even some locals don’t know about it.

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Nature & Outdoor

A Skier’s Paradise Next Door to Kanto

From the slopes of Echigo-Yuzawa to the backwoods of Myoko, Niigata is home to dozens of ski resorts scattered throughout the prefecture. To enjoy one of the country’s coolest snowy getaways, hop on a bullet train from Tokyo (which can take 70 minutes or more) to find a winter wonderland!

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Onsen Culture Deep in the Japanese Alps

Completely encompassed by the breathtaking Japanese Alps, the Echigo Yuzawa region showcases Japan’s onsen culture at its finest. We’ve got the scoop to get you out the door and into the soothing hot springs of Niigata.

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Enjoy a Sunny Seaside Stay in Oarai Hotel

If you’re tired of the crowds and noise that are a side effect of big city living, Ibaraki is home to a stunning getaway right on the beach. Open your eyes to sunshine and sand by heading out to Oarai.

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Harness the Healing Waters of Hakone

Shake off the chill of winter, or any season for that matter, with a dip in the refreshing hot spring waters of Hakone. A quick day trip from Tokyo is just what the doctor ordered for weary travelers who need a break from the Tokyo streets.

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