Best Inn Arai

4-11-18 Yanaidacho, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 944-0008, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Myoko

Trip to Yudanaka to see the Snow Monkeys

A travel blog entry by kirstyollie


... in our new room which was a traditional Japanese ryokan. We tried some traditional Japanese green tea which we sipped whilst sitting on cushions on the floor.

At 5:30 Mr Yumoto took us over to a private onsen up the street which had great views of the city below. After being brave and stripping off (no clothes/swimwear are allowed to be worn when bathing in a Japanese onsen) we slipped in to the warmth of the onsen. It is exactly like being in ...

An Epic ride up Mt. Shirane

A travel blog entry by velojim-japan


... about 20 km from Nagano, my next destination. I had stayed here 3 years ago with Noelle when we passed through on our 2010 bike tour at the same ryokan as tonight's and about 7 years ago with Amy and Wesley when he was only 1 year old (at a different ryokan). This brings me to a funny story. When I was here with Amy, Wesley and I both got some sort of stomach flu and were throwing up in the night at the ryokan. When we got to the Nagano train station to take the train ...

Snow monkeys!!!

A travel blog entry by guykb


... bus stop, which is about 30 minutes away through a lovely forest. When Jess and Maggie saw the sign warning about snakes we walked faster. When we saw an actual snake which according to warnings is poisonous we were motoring along! Back in Yamanouchi we checked into our accommodation properly. It is a traditional ryokan which is an old fashioned Japanese lodging with tatami mat rooms and you clean yourself in the onsen. There are nine public onsen in Yamanouchi. Guests at any of ...

The day I met Hokusai in an Onsen

A travel blog entry by leopold2507

... and classical piano at night, they probably don't mind. A lack of the ubiquitous concrete, that seems to define urban japan, and, instead, many more traditional houses along with fruit and wine plantations make Obuse a pleasant irregularity. It used to be rich and important in the 19th century but now is a haven for day-tripping pensioners and families.

Snow Monkeys here

A travel blog entry by spiderwebbs


... Japanese service and tradition. This ryokan was a multi-storeyed building. We were shown to our room on the sixth floor. You have to take off your shoes before entering the room. They provide you with slippers. A woman in traditional garb then makes tea for you and fits you for your yukata, effectively a dressing gown. Much to her amusement but probably not John’s, she had to dash out and get the bigger size for him! It’s not clear at ...


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