A different Onsen experience awaits both men and women at Yuki Chichibu Onsen. The newly-refurbished establishment boasts eight different baths, including a mud bath for the ladies! Slosh your hands into the mud at the base of the Onsen, and smear the concoction onto your face for an instant facial.
At Yuki Chichibu Onsen, you're allowed to take swigs of beer as you unwind in the sulfuric, iron-filled springs that soothes joint pains, lowers blood pressure, and replenishes iron levels. The beautiful views from the baths seal it as an escapade to remember!
The Finnish sauna experience is one of Alexander’s favorite local exploits! Saunas are places to relax in solitude in most countries, but in Finland, Alexander says that they are venues for socializing. Visit Cafe Kuusijärvi, a public sauna in Helsinki, to lay on some heat while conversing with locals over vodka! After warming yourself up, jump into Lake Kuusijärvi—which, according to Alexander, would be great to do in the winter to cool down before another round.
Cafe Kuusijärvi has the only public smoke sauna in metropolitan Helsinki, and since its unisex, swimsuits are required. They also have electric saunas in the main building for those who’d rather do without the steam.