The Amayori Sento — Japanese Culture


The Health Benefits of Japanese Onsen

February 24, 2018
From my first hot springs bathing experience, I was sold. I immediately fell in love with the concept and the incredible relaxation that hot springs provide. Hot springs bathing truly takes relaxat...
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Relaxing with the Snow Onsen

December 13, 2017
Sometimes I come across little pockets of joy in life and am so grateful to be able to have a way to share them with you. Recently I was relaxing after a bath with The Snow Onsen Silk Gauze Shiso B...
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Using Visualization to Stay Cool

June 24, 2017
One of the things that I love about summer in Kyoto is the summer motifs that seem to be everywhere. Patterns of water, waves, dragonflies and even burst of fireworks appear on everything from tab...
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Life Lessons from Tea Ceremony: Ichigo Ichie

May 18, 2017
I recently began taking tea ceremony classes on the weekends. I have always been obsessed with the Japanese arts and tea ceremony struck me as something special from the beginning. It is a form o...
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