Have you ever experienced taking a bath facing to strangers? Have you ever taken a bath outside? If both or either of your answers are no, you might feel embarrassing about soaking in a public bathtub when a person next to you is an unfamiliar dude or girl. However, it is not really unusual for Japanese people to go to a public bath.
Traditionally, Japanese people love to go to hot springs, or onsen. This is true for not only humans. Even monkeys in Japan love an onsen!
For geographical reasons, there are thousands of onsen spots throughout the country. If you live in or come to Japan, you may want to visit at least one of the spots, but at the same time, you may have no idea about where to go. This article introduces things to know about Japanese onsen, focusing on,