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Shizuka Ryokan - Forest Bathing: Japanese Traditions
In Japan, there is a tradition known as shinrin-yoku—or forest bathing. Shinrin-yoku describes the practice of ‘taking in the forest atmosphere’ by spending prolonged periods of time with trees, and engaging with the forest through all of one’s senses. Shizuka Ryokan is set in the rolling hills of Hepburn Springs, so we are perfectly placed …