|Above, our room at the Atami Shinkadoya ryokan. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
If you are planning a vacation to Japan during the autumn season or in the remaining days of summer and would like to experience a Japanese ryokan (inn) with hot springs, RocketNews 24 has just the thing to educate you before going.
They have posted an article on how to enjoy a ryokan that also includes a nine-minute video.
It begins with:
Wanting to visit Japan? Now there’s an easy-to-follow English video guide on enjoying Japanese-style inns known as ryokan!We tried one out during our trip to Japan last October. It was in Atami, just an hour's ride on the shinkansen from Tokyo.
Staying at a ryokan can be a unique experience and a very enjoyable one at that, but it also might be a bit different from what you’re used to. To make sure visitors know what to expect when staying at a ryokan, the folks at Wakura Onsen Toursim Association and Wakura Onsen Tourism Cooperative have produced a helpful and informative English video titled “Learn How To Enjoy A Japanese Ryokan with Hot Springs in 9 minutes“.
To see more, go here.