Kusatsu Onsen Embracing the Heat at Japan’s Famous Hot Springs

Kusatsu Onsen is not the easiest place to get to from Yokosuka. It took four and a half hours, three trains, and a bus. Was it worth it? Oh, yes.…

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In Search of the Gotokuji “Lucky” Beckoning Cat

It seems only appropriate to upload a post on Gotokuji Temple and its famous beckoning cat ahead of Japan’s National Cat Day. Why is February 22 known as National Cat…

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