Osaka's urban <i>onsen</i> drawing attention from overseas

National Dec 9, 2019

Osaka's urban onsen drawing attention from overseas

More and more onsen (hot-spring baths) have been popping up in urban areas of Osaka Prefecture, reflecting their popularity among foreign visitors hoping to experience Japanese culture and residents looking for places to relax. Both new and existing facilities at hotels and spas are fighting ...

National Oct 16, 2019

Fukushima hot spring resort opens to typhoon victims for free

The Dake Onsen resort in Fukushima Prefecture has opened its hot spring baths to people hit by Typhoon Hagibis free of charge. On Wednesday, Fukushima residents affected by the 19th typhoon of the year visited the facilities in Nihonmatsu from the morning. They included people ...