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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 6

高千穂 (TAKACHIHO), a place where Shinto gods descended.   6th day of my 湯治 (TOUJI) trip. Finally I reached 高千穂 (TAKACHIHO), a place where has…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 4

DAY 4, 湯布院 (YUFUIN)   I’ve moved to 湯布院 (YUFUIN) where has the 2nd largest yield of ONSEN as well as the number of spring…

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One day 湯治 (TOUJI) experience in HAKONE

天山湯治郷 (TENZAN TOUJI KYO) is located in the mountains of 箱根 (HAKONE). If you visit here from Tokyo, the best way is to take 小田急ロマンスカー…

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谷根千 (YANESEN) area: Time travel to the past in Tokyo

Walking around 澤の屋 (SAWANOYA) Ryokan   “谷根千 (YANESEN)”, which stands for “谷中 (YANAKA)”, “根津 (NEZU)”, “千駄木 (SENDAGI)”, is the place where you can rarely see…

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A SENTO where has the blackest ONSEN in Tokyo – KAISEIYU, Tokyo

Tokyo is famous for KUROYU (black ONSEN).   Many of ONSEN springing out in Tokyo is KUROYU which is ONSEN colored black, and here KAISEIYU…

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