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Takasaki Byakue Dai-Kannon

I used to view Takasaki as a transfer station between Karuizawa and Kusatsu Onsen, that is, if I’m travelling by train (there is d...

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Edoya (Boruga rice)

Here in the Echizen-shi Takefu district, Japan meets the West in a delicious fusion called Boruga Rice – crispy pork cutlet spread...

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Haruna Shrine

Haruna Shrine, situated halfway up the slopes of Mount Haruna, is a rare spiritual power spot in Japan that’s worth a mention and ...

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Oshokujidokoro takimoto shokud...

When you visit Gunma Prefecture, the signature dish you must try out is “suiton” (dumpling soup). The use of the stone grinder bec...

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Shiriyaki Onsen

There may be many hot springs in Japan, but there aren’t many like this. If you enjoy your hot springs a bit more ‘wild’, here’s m...

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Kusatsu

"Memorable one night ryokan stay in Kusatsu" ~ for one main reason: Onsen bath! A must to do in Japan.. and best to experience in ...

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Shima Onsen

Escape from the busy city life and dive into this rural onsen located in the northwest mountains of Gunma prefecture. With over 40...

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TAKARAGAWA ONSEN – GUNMA

next for my wanderlist... Osenkaku, the one ryokan of Takaragawa Onsen, has some of the largest and most famous rotenburo (outdo...

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