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Sweet like sugar

If there is one season for foodies to look forward to in Japan, it is autumn, when the sticky heat and humidity of summer lifts and cooler, crisp weather arrives. The Japanese believe this seas...

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  • Eat, Drink and be Merry

    That’s what you can expect when you head to an izakaya restaurant. From left: Echigotei, Sumire Yakitori House and Grand Jeté Izakaya    If you want a fun night out partaking in ...

  • The Healing Waters of Nyuto Onsen

    To experience the wonders of hot springs and delectable mountain produce, we’re travelling to northeast Japan in Akita Prefecture. Nyuto Onsen Hot Springs Village (nyutoonsenkyo) is home to a tapestry...

  • Visit All Seven Onsen!

    With each stamp, you’ll get a complimentary day onsen pass. If you’re feeling adventurous, grab an exclusive Nyuto Onsen Village stamp booklet. Each booklet costs 1,800 Japanese yen, and is a g...

  • Taenoyu

    Live it up in luxury with this ryokan onsen’s girlish, whimsical charm. Taenoyu is the classy pick of the pack with its luxurious interiors and stunning room views. Plus, with a whopping eight ...

  • Nyuto Onsen Kyukamura

    It’s the best of both worlds—where modern amenities meet traditional onsen! If the breathtaking circuit round Nyuto Onsen Village leaves you craving for modern amenities—don’t despair. Nyuto On...

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    Kuroyu

    It’s photo ops aplenty as you walk through Kuroyu Onsen. Don’t miss its dramatic hot spring fields too! Established in 1674, Kuroyu Onsen is one of the oldest ryokan among the association of se...

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    Ogama Will Soothe Your Wearied Fee...

    Its complimentary foot baths make this a well-deserved rest point for hikers! Hiking around Nyuto Onsen Village can take a toll on your tired feet, so why not try out Ogama Onsen’s complimentar...

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    Yamanoyado annex is just a stone’s...

    While there are several annexes within Tsurunoyu Onsen, don’t miss Yamanoyado close by. It houses 11 rooms and An, a dining hall that is open to the public during lunchtime (try their Yamanoimonabe!)....

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    From Akita With Love

    Bring back fond memories of Akita Prefecture with this assortment of treats!...

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    Tsurunoyu

    This cultural gem dates back to 1638! At 380 years old, Tsurunoyu Onsen is not just the oldest onsen in the village; it also has a local myth to boot. According to folklore, a hunter named Kans...

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    Venture Into The Mystique Of Magor...

    This elusive ryokan is a hidden gem within Nyuto Village’s beech forests. If a rustic village by a dramatic river is your idea of an Instagram-worthy shot, then snap away at Magoroku Onsen. Est...

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    Ganiba

    Named after the river crabs, this haven is a home away from home. It all began when a doctor discovered a miraculous hot spring by a stream in 1847. Hence, Ganiba Onsen (translated as “river cr...