Hottarakashi Onsen

Blissing Out in Yamanashi Prefecture

Donny Kimball
5 min readMar 5, 2020

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A group of men bliss out at Yamanashi Prefecture’s Hottarakashi Onsen while watching Mt. Fuji from the hot spring

Unexplained insomnia made worse by an ever-increasing reliance on alcohol. Incompetence at the workplace. Mounting nihilism over Japan’s apathy towards improvement. The Coronavirus. The past week or so hasn’t exactly been what I would describe as enjoyable. Dangerously teetering on the brink of a total #FuckItAll moment, I knew I needed to unplug from it all or else I’d…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/