Japanese Onsen Expert Reveals Hot Spring Culture Tips

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  • They are viewed as places of natural scenery and serenity that nurse the soul.
  • The most important recommendation would have to be to not soak in the onsen for too long at one go.
  • It will help to prevent blood from rushing to your head as you lower yourself into the onsen.

Japan's onsen culture dictates that bathing doesn't start or stop at the dip. What, then, should one do to fully enjoy the onsen experience? We picked the brains of an expert on the subject and received some surprising answers!

Onsen beauty researcher Hiroko Ishii travels everywhere and often stays in lodges in pursuit the beauty and health benefits of onsen. There's no better onsen and trip specialist we could consult for a deeper look into the Japanese onsen culture.

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