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Hiking and Hot Springs: Highlights of a Weekend in Nagano

April 16, 2013 by Ray Proper

Guest post from Peter Ninnes, author of Nagano Onsen Guide: The Top 100 Day-Use Hot Springs Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Ueda City and Environs Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 20 Nature, History and Culture Tours in Chikuma City Many expatriates and visitors from overseas visit Nagano Prefecture in winter for its […]

How to travel to a relaxing hot springs resort… Without the travel part!

December 4, 2012 by Jason Gatewood

It’s no secret that Japan is one of the most seismically active places on Earth. But this is also a good thing when you take one of the country’s most valuable assets into consideration: the Onsen, which is Japanese for hot spring. You can find hot springs all over Japan, and indeed whole towns have […]